NEWS: Joint Hearing on Alaska LNG Project

House Resources Committee

ANCHORAGE – Sen. Cathy Giessel (R-Anchorage), chair of the Senate Resources Committee, and Rep. Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage), co-chair of the House Resources Committee, this week noticed a joint committee hearing to update the public on the status of the Alaska LNG Project.

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Rep. Tarr’s October 4th Newsletter: Important Public Safety Meeting Tomorrow at 1 pm and upcoming opportunities for civic participation

Tarr's Times

We’ve been talking about neighborhood crime and how to address the crime. I think by now many have heard about Senate Bill 54, a measure that has passed the Senate and now awaits action in the House, which will make some changes to Senate Bill 91, including allowing judges to use jail time in sentencing for first time C-felonies, changes in misdemeanor penalties, and violations of conditions of release. This bill addresses sentencing for both first time and repeat

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Rep. Tarr’s September 28th Newsletter: National Voter Registration Day Success, Vote by Mail Information & Dine Out Against Hunger tonight!

Tarr's Times

National Voter Registration Day was this past Tuesday, September 26th! For the 3rd year in a row my office participated in this national event by registering voters outside of Red Apple in Mountain View in the afternoon and outside of the Carr’s at the Northway Mall in the evening. We registered 35 neighbors, including excited teens registering for the first time! We also passed out information about the upcoming change to vote by mail for municipal elections (please read below for more information).

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NEWS: Committee Meetings Scheduled to Examine Public Safety in Alaska

Anchorage – The Finance Committee in the Alaska House of Representatives has scheduled a series of budget subcommittee meetings to discuss the nexus between crime rates and available public resources in Alaska. The budget subcommittees for the Departments of Public Safety, Administration, Corrections, and Law will meet on October 5th at the Anchorage Legislative Information Office (LIO).

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NEWS: Rep. Tarr Celebrates National Voter Registration Day

Rep. Geran Tarr

Anchorage – Today is National Voter Registration Day to highlight the importance of voting to the health of our democracy. Representative Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) will participate in events to help Anchorage area residents with the voter registration process. Rep. Tarr will lead registration events in Mountain View and Airport Heights.

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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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