House Joint Resolution 8 (HJR8) is introduced to urge the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to deny any application to sell genetically engineered salmon in the United States. HJR8 also calls on Congress to enact product labeling requirements that include the words “Genetically Modified” which are prominently displayed on the package if the application is approved by the FDA.

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Democrats to introduce Alaska-hire incentive for oil industry

  “Alaska’s Oil, Alaska’s Jobs Act” uses tax breaks to encourage industry to hire Alaska residents JUNEAU – Alaska’s oil and gas producers could get a tax break for hiring Alaska residents if the legislature passes a bill pre-filed by Representatives Chris Tuck and Berta Gardner (both D-Anchorage) and Representative Scott Kawasaki (D-Fairbanks). The proposal, …

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Rep. Kawasaki’s JUNEAU NOTE

Dear Neighbor, Greetings from the State Capital! As I raised my right hand today to swear my oath defend the Constitution, I was reminded of the privilege and honor it is to be your State Representative. The Legislature is prepared to work hard for the next 90-days on some major issues and I want to …

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