From the Desk of Representative Seaton: February 28, 2018 Public Testimony on the Operating Budget Thursday – Saturday

Greetings from Juneau on this 44th day of the session! I wanted to send out a reminder for public testimony on the Operating Budget which starts Thursday March 1 from 1-3:00pm for District 31. Written testimony may be emailed anytime to HouseFinance@akleg.gov. The subcommittees’ proposed amendments have all been voted on in House Finance and today they were incorporated into new Committee Substitutes for HB 285 Operating Budget and HB 286 Mental health Budget .

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From the Desk of Representative Seaton: February 26, 2018

Greetings from Juneau on this 42nd day of the session. The House Finance Committee was very busy this week with subcommittee closeouts. Each subcommittee presented their budget recommendations to the full finance committee, with the committee then voting on those amendments. The last subcommittee reports will be…

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House Passes Resolution on Proposed Plan for Offshore Lease Sales

Juneau – Today, the Alaska House of Representatives passed House Resolution 6, weighing in on the 2019-2024 National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Draft Proposed Program. The current draft program calls for lease sales in 14 of the 15 planning areas in Alaska (there are a total of 26 planning areas across the country).

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From the Desk of Representative Seaton: February 12, 2018

Rep. Seaton Newsletter

Greetings from Juneau on this 28th day of the session. There are all kinds of reasons to celebrate this week, from Mardi Gras to Valentine’s Day to Elizabeth Peratrovitch Day – have a great week! I was delighted to hear the KBBI report on the community education opportunities through the Homer Library’s Girls Coding class. Click here to hear the giggles and fun girls had while learning!

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Rep. Seaton’s February 5th Newsletter: From the Desk of Representative Seaton

Rep. Paul Seaton

Greetings from Juneau on this 21st day of the session. It’s been a busy week here in windy Juneau. I’m happy to report we are on schedule with the budget. Most everyone is trying to be less confrontational to do our work for Alaskans in a timely manner. The Majority Caucus feels that violence against women is never acceptable. Our call for Rep. Fansler to resign has been satisfied and the Governor and District 38 are in the process of selecting a new Representative. I will be starting my Governor and Legislative finance subcommittees this week. Listen here for my discussion of our early funding for Education during last week’s Majority Press conference.

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