NEWS: Rep. Geran Tarr Introduces Bill to Increase Alaska’s Agriculture Opportunities

Legislation Allows Increased Use of Alaska Grown Products and “Food Freedom” Inspired Consumer Choices FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2017 Juneau – Today, Rep. Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) pre-filed legislation to support Alaska’s vitally important agriculture industry by expanding the use of Alaska grown products and supporting Alaska’s dairy producers.  Specifically, House Bill 46 will change the Alaska Product Preference …

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NEWS: Rep. Tarr Pre-Files Economic Fairness Package: Living Wages and Equal Pay, Paid Sick Leave, and Support for Nursing Mothers

Rep. Geran Tarr

Helping Alaskan Workers is a Top Priority for Rep. Tarr in the Alaska Legislature FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 9, 2017 Juneau – Representative Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) has pre-filed a package of bills in advance of the 30th Alaska Legislature intended to promote economic fairness in the workplace in Alaska.  House Bill 26 would mandate that employers …

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NEWS: Rep. Tarr to Host Restorative Justice Summit to Help End School-to-Prison Pipeline

Anchorage – Representative Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) will host a “Restorative Justice Summit” December 2nd and 3rd in Anchorage with a goal of outlining new techniques that educators can use to mitigate the number of students disciplined for misbehavior in Alaska’s public schools. The restorative justice blueprint is based on promoting academic achievement and positive behavior through a welcoming and safe environment.

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