Rep. Tarr’s November 21st Newsletter: Happy Thanksgiving!

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I hope you have a relaxing Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends. This time of year reminds us of all we have to be thankful for and motivates us to give back, share love, and feel grateful. I’m feeling thankful for my life’s many blessings and the opportunity I have to serve our community and all of you.

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Rep. Tarr’s November 10th Newsletter: SB 54 Passes House, What’s Next for Criminal Justice Reform, and Apply to be a Trooper

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I’m thinking of all of our Veterans today, including my brother and Grandfather, who served our country honorably and fought to protect the freedoms we cherish as Americans. This week we also honor our Women Veterans, with their own day on November 9th, as passed by the legislature in 2000. I loved reading this story about honoring our local Women Veteran sheroes at the VA in Anchorage on Alaska Women Veterans Day.

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Rep. Tarr’s October 20th Newsletter: Anchorage Welcomes AFN, New Bus Routes Start Monday, Upcoming Restorative Justice Summit, and Food Freedom Act

Rep. Geran Tarr

The Alaska Federation of Natives held its 51st Convention in Anchorage this week, bringing thousands of people together to laugh, learn, and shop for the finest in Alaska Native arts. This year’s theme is “Strength In Unity.” The high point for me was witnessing the signing of a first-ever historic compact between the State and Alaska Tribes to improve the lives of Alaska’s children.

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

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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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