Rep. Tarr’s Newsletter: Thank You Everyone!

THANK YOU so much to everyone who attended our Fall Neighborhood Constituent & Public Safety Meetings. I thoroughly enjoyed getting to spend time with each person and to learn more about your neighborhood concerns and the issues that matter to you most. I want to do the best job I can representing your interests and these meetings provided valuable information that will help guide me going forward. And, it was nice to have time to share a meal together.

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Rep. Tarr’s Newsletter: Don’t let myths get in the way of schools’ progress

I recently published a column in the Anchorage Daily News that presents, and repudiates, several commonly held misconceptions about public education in Alaska. These public education myths are often used to attack our public school system. I am enthusiastic about having a community conversation about improving education outcomes, efficiency in delivery of education, and how to best prepare our youth to be the talented workers of the future.

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Rep. Tarr’s Newsletter: Fall Community Councils

It’s that time of year: Neighborhood community councils have started meeting again!

After a short summer hiatus, most neighborhood community councils start meeting again in September. Community Councils are open to all residents or property owners, and are a great way to get to know your neighbors, stay active in the development of your community, and find out about events and projects that directly impact your lives.

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Health and the Environment Newsletter #2 from Rep. Tarr

Last month the 4th annual Food Film Festival was held and hundreds attended showings of GMO: OMG. I was proud to play a part in this year’s festival and share information about the GMO labeling legislation. The support for this legislation is fantastic! Thank you to ACE, the Alaska Food Policy Council, and Bear Tooth for hosting this important event.

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Rep. Geran Tarr’s Economic Development Tour: Bristol Bay Sockeye Fishery

Hello –

We share a common vision for our economic future- a thriving, diversified Alaskan economy, with family wage jobs, and sustainable development, whether it be energy, food, or construction. I am taking time this interim to learn more about important industries that are contributing to our state by providing jobs to Alaskans and revenue to our state.

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