NEWS: Alaska House Majority Coalition Supports Disaster Declaration for Opioid Epidemic

Juneau – The members of the Alaska House Majority Coalition commend Governor Walker for his decision to sign a disaster declaration for the worsening opioid epidemic in Alaska. The disaster declaration allows a statewide program under the direction of Alaska’s Chief Medical Officer to facilitate the distribution of the life-saving drug naloxone, which is used to revive overdose victims. Earlier today, Governor Walker signed an Administrative Order that sets up an Incident Command System and directs all state departments to apply for federal grants to respond to the opioid epidemic.

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NEWS: New Leadership Results in Tangible Cost Savings in the Alaska House of Representatives

Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux

Juneau – As lawmakers grapple with how to fill a $3 billion budget gap, the Alaska House Majority Coalition has instituted several cost-saving measures within the Alaska House of Representatives. The largest such measure is to roll-back the level of staff pay that existed under the previous House Majority Caucus. The Legislative Affairs Agency anticipates savings of more than $270,000 compared to last year’s staff compensation.

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Alaska House Majority Coalition Press Availability Scheduled for Today

Coalition Leadership to Answer Questions from Reporters Covering the 30th Alaska State Legislature FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 18, 2017 Juneau – The Alaska House Majority Coalition will hold a press availability this afternoon.  Participants will include the new Speaker of the House and the full leadership team of the new majority coalition. The press availability will …

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NEWS: Alaska House Majority Coalition Press Availability Scheduled for Wednesday

Coalition Leadership to Answer Questions from Reporters Covering the 30th Alaska State Legislature FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2017 Juneau – The Alaska House Majority Coalition will hold a press availability Wednesday afternoon.  Participants will include the new Speaker of the House and the full leadership team of the new majority coalition. The press availability will …

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