Rep. Seaton’s October 30th Newsletter

Rep. Paul Seaton

Greetings from Juneau on this the 7th day of the 4th special session. The governor called the legislature to Juneau to consider his revenue proposal of a 1.5% payroll tax and SB 54, which makes adjustments to the 2016 criminal justice reform effort.

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NEWS: Coalition Pledges to Diligently Consider Governor Walker’s New Revenue Proposal and Criminal Justice Reform Bill

Anchorage – Speaker of the House Bryce Edgmon (D-Dillingham) issued the following statement in response to Governor Walker’s proclamation calling the 30th Alaska State Legislature into a 4th Special Session next month. The Governor is asking lawmakers to consider criminal justice reform legislation and a bill to create new revenue for the State of Alaska.

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Rep. Seaton’s July 28th Newsletter

Rep. Paul Seaton

On Thursday the legislature gaveled themselves back in for the third special session and passed the FY18 capital budget (SB 23). This year’s capital budget is the smallest since 2000 according to the Legislative Finance reports available online, but it leverages $1.2 billion in federal funds to keep our roads, highways, and water systems in working order.

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