Tarr’s Times from Rep. Tarr: Open Government is Good Government

State and Rep Tarr

In my last newsletter, I told you about H.B. 329, a piece of legislation I proposed based on the idea of Collaborative Governance. This week, I invite you to join me, as well as people and organizations across the country, to celebrate Sunshine Week. Join us in a nationwide discussion about the importance of access to public information and what it means for you and your community.

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Rep. Tarr’s Newsletter: Committee Updates from the Capitol

State and Rep Tarr

A Happy Valentine’s Day wish to you. I hope you’re spending today with loved ones. This week has been a busy one at the Capitol, with many issues being discussed that affect our state and our neighborhoods, with review of bills on health care access, the Alaska LNG project, and a report from our military leaders.

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Rep. Tarr Action Alert: I need your help making sure that your voices are heard!

School Vouchers

We need your voice at the House Education Committee meeting this Friday, February 7th, at 8 a.m. in the State Capitol Building – in person or by phone.

The Education Committee is going to discuss the school voucher resolution, HJR 1, which would allow the public to vote to amend the Alaska Constitution. This amendment sanctions the state to take public school funding and use it for private and religious schools. This means that your dollars would be funding private schools, not your local public schools.

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