Rep. Tarr’s Newsletter: Public Safety & Corrections

State and Rep Tarr

On May 9, 2014, the Anchorage Police gathered with Troopers, the Coast Guard, local firefighters, and members of the public to commemorate Alaska Police Memorial Day. The ceremony honored the 65 men and women who have died in the line of service in Alaska, and a program was handed out so that those who gathered could learn about the departed. I attended this beautiful ceremony at the Alaska Police Memorial off of Tudor, along with Senator Hollis French and representatives from the police department, the fire department, and the U.S. Coast Guard.

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Rep. Tarr’s Newsletter: More Session Wrap-Up

State and Rep Tarr

This session presented a number of challenges for Legislators, including the gasline bill, the omnibus education bill, and bills affecting ballot initiatives. Though there are clearly glaring exceptions to considering this session a perfect success, for a number of reasons I share below, I believe that the 2014 session was very successful.

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