Rep. Tuck’s Community Connection: Extended Session Fails our Kids on Education

Today on the fifth day of a regrettable and unnecessary extended session the Legislature adjourned sine die. Although state law requires the legislature to conclude legislative sessions within 90 days, the Alaska Constitution allows them to extend for up to 120 days. After that, the legislature must go into special session if there are remaining issues that must be resolved.

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Rep. Tuck’s Community Connection: Appointments Questioned; Legislative Survey Available On-line

Rep. Chris Tuck

Today is the 60th day of the 90 day session and the legislature has been moving at a hectic pace. I am providing the following update in order for you to have access to good information about what is taking place in our government. As always, if you have thoughts, questions, or concerns, please do not hesitate to share them with me. It is essential that I have your input in order to best represent you in the State House.

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Rep. Tuck’s Community Connection: Gas Line Update: Recent Agreements

Rep. Chris Tuck

Recently, I provided information on the latest gas line proposal along with some of the basic concepts behind the plan. In this update, I have provided information on the two agreements the state has entered into so far. These are temporary, non-binding agreements that were signed in January, before the governor introduced his gasline bill. If the bill passes this session, they will be the framework for negotiating binding contracts that would govern the ownership and operation of the pipeline and LNG plant.

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