NEWS: Democrats Say There is Still Time to Get Out of Expensive Medicaid Expansion Lawsuit Contract

Contract Should be Stopped Before it’s Formally Executed FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 10, 2015 ANCHORAGE – Today, Democratic Representatives Sam Kito (D-Juneau) and Les Gara (D-Anchorage) called on the Alaska Legislative Council to drop the lawsuit filed against Alaska Governor Bill Walker over his decision to accept federal funding to provide healthcare to thousands of …

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NEWS: Welcome to Alaska Mr. President

ANCHORAGE – The thirteen members of the Alaska Independent Democratic Coalition are excited to welcome President Barak Obama to Alaska this week. The President is scheduled to speak tonight at the GLACIER conference at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage followed by trips to rural Alaska later this week. The GLACIER conference, which is focused on the Arctic, will include foreign dignitaries and experts on Arctic issues.

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Rep. Kito’s Newsletter: Southeast Spotlight: Interim At Last

Rep. Sam Kito's newsletter

Summer has finally arrived, but it did take a little longer than expected this year, with the second Special Session wrapping up on June 11th with passage of our state budget – more on that shortly. During the interim I will continue my Legislative work with on Legislative Council and the Legislative Budget & Audit committees. I will also be visiting communities in the district to address the local governing bodies and visit with community residents. I look forward to seeing you.

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NEWS: GOP Ignoring Oil Tax Credit Spending Cap

ANCHORAGE – Today, the Alaska Independent Democratic Coalition released a memo from the Alaska Department of Revenue showing the Republican-proposed budget spends $600 million more on oil tax credits than provided for under Alaska’s statutory cap on credit payments.

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