[BILL] HB 49: Alaska Parents as Teachers Act

Parents are a child’s first and most important teachers. Research has clearly shown that parental involvement in a child’s early years are critical for development and lay the foundation for success in school and in life.

HB 49, the Alaska Parents as Teachers Act, will empower parents with knowledge and resources to help their children develop into successful students with stronger scholastic achievements.

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Democrats to introduce bill protecting schools from inflation

  Costs rise. Our children shouldn’t have to make up the difference.   JUNEAU – Today Representative Pete Petersen announced he will introduce legislation to protect Alaska schools from the rising costs of inflation. For the next budget year, Petersen’s proposal would increase the base student allocation $158.00, the exact amount required to offset inflation. …

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Gas Tax Suspension Not Enough Say Several Democrats

Three legislators urge governor to join anti-gouging efforts Today several Democratic legislators again applauded Gov. Sean Parnell’s attempts to hold down fuel costs for Alaskans, but urged the governor to go further, and join their efforts to end fuel price gouging in Alaska. The governor wants to extend the eight cent fuel tax suspension, but …

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Democrats to introduce Alaska-hire incentive for oil industry

  “Alaska’s Oil, Alaska’s Jobs Act” uses tax breaks to encourage industry to hire Alaska residents JUNEAU – Alaska’s oil and gas producers could get a tax break for hiring Alaska residents if the legislature passes a bill pre-filed by Representatives Chris Tuck and Berta Gardner (both D-Anchorage) and Representative Scott Kawasaki (D-Fairbanks). The proposal, …

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Rep. Tuck to introduce Senior Benefits Program extension bill

“Social Security just covers my basic bills. Senior Care is what I have for everything else”-Alaska Senior   Today, Representative Chris Tuck (D-Anchorage) announced that he will introduce legislation to prevent Alaska’s Senior Benefits Program from sunsetting in 2011. “Alaska’s seniors worked hard topave the way for the success of current generations, and they play …

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