Where are we now?

TGIF! We’ve made it another week. Today marks six weeks since the hunker down orders began in Anchorage and things really started shutting down. Now today things are starting to open back up. To address some confusion: Mayor Berkowitz does have the authority to have a schedule different from other parts of the state.

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Final news on budget, Covid-19 response, and recess

You have likely seen that the legislature wrapped up work for now and recessed late Saturday night. Due to a marathon of committee meetings and floor sessions we were able to complete the operating budget, most of the capital budget, the supplemental budget, and the Covid-19 relief package.

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Covid-19 Response and Online Constituent Meeting Saturday

Hope everyone is hanging in there! This is a long e-news, packed with information. Before scrolling down, please mark your calendar for our online Constituent Meeting this Saturday, March 21 from 3-4:30pm. We will NOT be meeting in person. To reduce exposure, Senator Begich and I will remain in Juneau, and allow you to stream or call in from your homes. Tune in to www.alaskalegislature.tv, or 563-9085 to listen in. We are asking neighbors to please send or call in your questions in advance to rep.geran.tarr@akleg.gov or sen.tom.begich@akleg.gov so we can be prepared with answers.

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