Rep. Tuck’s Community Connection: Back to Juneau for the New Session

Tuesday, January 15, was the official beginning of the 31st Alaska State Legislature. My colleagues and I in the House are still working hard to establish the best possible coalition of Republican, Independent, and Democratic representatives to represent Alaskans. I am confident that in the near future, the House of Representatives will be able to organize and get to work tackling these issues. Here are some pictures from the day.

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Rep. Tuck’s Community Connection: Happy New Year!

It has been an honor and a privilege to serve as your Majority Leader in the House of Representatives for the past two years. My commitment to you is to continue working across party lines and to restore faith in government. When we work together as neighbors and Alaskans, we can accomplish great things in 2019!

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Community Connection: Earthquake Preparedness Tips

Today, thousands of Alaskans from Homer to Fairbanks felt the major 7.0 earthquake and dozens of aftershocks, centered very close to us here in Anchorage. Like many of you, I was shaken—my office and home are a complete mess and we are inspecting possible structural damages. But the most important thing is that we are safe! And I hope you are, too.

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PFD Day – or Tax Day?

Yesterday, thousands of Alaskans received $1,600 in their bank accounts for their Permanent Fund Dividend, and thousands more will soon get a check in the mail. This year, I introduced an amendment to the budget to restore the full PFD to all eligible Alaskans, and the amendment passed 21 to 19. The full PFD for this year would have been $2,982. The amendment only stood for a couple of days and it was eventually rescinded over my strong objection.

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Town Hall on 9/25: Public Safety & Parks

It’s been a busy month for the whole community as Anchorage schools begin a new year and UAA classes began. Luckily, the continued stretch of summer weather has made it a great time to talk to friends and neighbors—and for road construction to wind down after a rainy August. See Tuck’s Tips below for road construction updates!

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