Rep. Tuck’s Newsletter: Public Safety Town Hall Tomorrow

Rep. Tuck Newsletter

In response to recent arsons and vandalism at our parks and schools, I have been hosting a series of meetings throughout the district to learn about ways we can better prevent crime and promote public safety.

Here are the details for people wishing to attend the latest meeting:

Read More →

Rep. Tuck’s Newsletter: Special Session Update

Rep. Tuck Newsletter

Recently Governor Walker issued a proclamation calling for a legislative special session to convene in Juneau on October 24 to address two key topics:
First, we will explore putting in place a gas reserves tax on undeveloped North Slope natural gas. Currently, companies purchasing leases from the state have a contractual obligation to bring profitable gas to market. However, without a reserves tax there is little means to enforce this “duty to produce” other than by revoking the leases.

Read More →

NEWS: Alaska Independent Democratic Coalition Disappointed Legislative Council Fails to Withdraw Medicaid Expansion Lawsuit

ANCHORAGE – Earlier today, the Alaska State Legislature’s Republican-controlled Legislative Council failed to withdraw its ill-advised lawsuit against Governor Bill Walker over his decision to accept federal funds to expand eligibility for the Medicaid program in Alaska. The Legislative Council, which only includes one member of the minority in the House and Senate, met behind closed doors in Anchorage to discuss the Council’s lawsuit. At the conclusion of the meeting, the Council took no action. The result of this inaction is that the lawsuit will continue.

Read More →

Rep. Tuck’s Newsletter: Fixes to Military Justice Move Forward

Rep. Tuck Newsletter

As a recently appointed member of the Alaska House Committee on Military and Veterans Affairs, it is my responsibility to help protect and assist all members of our armed services. I am particularly concerned about those who are vulnerable to abuses of power because of their duty to follow orders.

Read More →
Page 30 of 63« First...1020...2829303132...405060...Last »