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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ADVISORY: Mental Health First Aid Presentation Thursday

Rep. Geran Tarr

JUNEAU – Tomorrow, Representative Geran Tarr, Representative Shelley Hughes, Representative Ben Nageak, Alaska Primary Care Association, Mat-Su Health Foundation, and Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority will host an informational “lunch and learn” event on Mental Health First Aid—a low-cost, community-based way to help those suffering from an emotional or mental crisis. Mental Health First Aid can lower both emotional and financial burdens statewide through educating community members on how they can effectively address mental illness.

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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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