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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Rep. Tarr’s Newsletter: Back-to-School Edition

As many of you are aware, public education is a #1 priority for me. I have been teaching for 15 years and my experience spans many levels of education, from first grade through college. So when Governor Parnell said in his State of the State speech that this year is the year of education – I wholeheartedly agree!

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Rep. Tarr’s Newsletter: Session Has Started

State and Rep Tarr

This is only the first week of session and there is already so much excitement to share with you! As you may have heard, my very good friend and colleague, Representative Beth Kerttula of Juneau, is stepping down from her position as House Democratic Leader and leaving her seat in the Legislature for an amazing opportunity at Stanford University.

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Rep. Tarr’s Newsletter: GMO Update

Hope your new year is off to a fabulous start! We’ve been working hard this fall getting out talking to as many people as possible in support of GMO labeling. We’ve also kept up our fight on GMO salmon.

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Rep. Tarr’s Newsletter: Happy New Year!

Rep. Geran Tarr

I hope your new year is off to a fabulous start. We’re packing up to head to Juneau for the legislative session and I want to make sure you have some important information to keep you involved in legislative happenings.

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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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