NEWS: Rep. Geran Tarr Encourages Alaskans to Return Unused Drugs

Rep. Geran Tarr

Anchorage – Saturday, October 28th, is the 14th National Drug Take Back Day. Representative Geran Tarr (D – Anchorage) encourages Alaskans to take advantage of this opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding your home of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

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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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NEWS: Joint Hearing on Alaska LNG Project

House Resources Committee

ANCHORAGE – Sen. Cathy Giessel (R-Anchorage), chair of the Senate Resources Committee, and Rep. Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage), co-chair of the House Resources Committee, this week noticed a joint committee hearing to update the public on the status of the Alaska LNG Project.

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

Tarr's Times

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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