Rep. Tuck’s Newsletter: Medicaid Expansion and Marijuana Control Board

Rep. Tuck Newsletter

Recently Governor Walker announced that, by executive order, he was bypassing the legislature to expand Medicaid. I support this move. A small group of legislators stood in the way and dragged the legislature though an expensive overtime session for something that would have passed if it was ever brought for a vote. I applaud the Governor in using every tool possible to bring millions of dollars in federal funding, and providing 40,000 more Alaskans with easily accessible and more efficient health care, thus creating more jobs and strengthening an economy much in need.

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Rep. Tuck’s Newsletter: Protecting Parents as Teachers

Rep. Tuck Newsletter

Throughout the recent lengthy series of special sessions, a major sticking point for the House Independent Democratic Coalition was to negotiate a compassionate deal which would cut the budget but would also prioritize children, poor seniors, and hardworking Alaskans over corporate welfare for wealthy multinational corporations.

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Rep. Tuck’s Newsletter: Special Session – The Straight Scoop

Rep. Tuck Newsletter

As your Representative, I take very seriously that you have a right to be informed about what your government is doing. The Legislature has gone from the regular 90 day session into extended session and then into a special session in Juneau called by the Governor. It has now adjourned and called itself into a second special session in Anchorage.

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