Rep. Kawasaki’s Newsletter: October Events and Election Day Information

Rep. Kawasaki's Juneau Note

Election Day is November 8 and you have until Sunday, October 9, to make sure your voter registration is up-to-date. You can find a full list of candidates here.

Not sure where your polling place is? You can find it here or avoid the lines and vote early at the Fairbanks Division of Elections office, located at 675 7th Ave, starting on October 24.

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Rep. Kawasaki’s Newsletter: Equinox Update and Local Election Information

Rep. Kawasaki's Juneau Note

Now one month into the school year, we are heading into sub-12-hour days. And you know what that means: Equinox Marathon, road construction winding down, hunting season, end of the summer tour season and Suicide Prevention month. But here’s a quick update on education vetoes, local election information, and what’s going on in the weeks ahead in Fairbanks.

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NEWS: Surrogates for Big Oil Grade on a Curve to the Detriment of the Alaska People

Anchorage – Today, a group of organizations that support continued giveaways to the oil and gas industry in Alaska released grades for the members of the Alaska Legislature. Republican-led Majority lawmakers who support policies to continue unsustainable oil industry cash subsidies received passing grades. The members of the Minority in the Alaska House of Representatives, who have consistently fought for common sense reforms, all received F grades.

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NEWS: House Ends Historic Fifth Special Session Without Progress on a Comprehensive Fiscal Plan

Juneau – Today, the Alaska House of Representatives adjourned the Fifth Special Session of the 29th Alaska Legislature. Lawmakers were unable to reach consensus on the components of the fiscal plan proposed by Alaska Governor Bill Walker. Despite the setback, the members of the Alaska Independent Democratic Coalition (AIDC) remain committed to finding acceptable solutions to close the budget gap that can garner approval from the Governor, the Alaska Legislature, and the people of Alaska.

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