Rep. Adam Wool, Fairbanks District 5 took to the floor of the Alaska House of Representatives on Friday to reflect on the need for solutions in the wake of the tragic school shooting

Rep. Adam Wool, Fairbanks District 5 took to the floor of the Alaska House of Representatives on Friday to reflect on the need for solutions in the wake of the tragic school shooting on Wednesday in Florida. Rep. Wool, as a father and lawmaker, is calling for renewed conversations focused on real solutions to protect children from violence.

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Rep. Wool’s February 13th Newsletter: Taking Care of Business — Bills, Committees, and More

It’s the fifth week of the 2018 legislative session, and I have been busy working on the State’s budget as well as my own bills. We are getting close to wrapping up finance to wrapping up finance subcommittees, which is an important step in reviewing the budgets of individual State Agencies and making recommendations. I have also been kept busy with appointments with people from our district as well as groups from all around Alaska. Listening to your concerns and helping to answer your questions is a continuing priority.

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Rep. Wool’s November 8th Newsletter: Crime Reform Bill Passes in the House

Rep. Wool Newsletter

Late Monday night around midnight the House passed SB 54, which was designed to fix SB 91, the crime and sentencing reform omnibus bill passed by the Legislature in 2016. I am glad that SB 91 was passed and for the most part it does what it was supposed to do. Although, in some areas we may have gone a bit too far. Overall, I believe that these bills will reduce crime and make Alaska a safer place.

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NEWS: Committee Meetings Scheduled to Examine Public Safety in Alaska

Anchorage – The Finance Committee in the Alaska House of Representatives has scheduled a series of budget subcommittee meetings to discuss the nexus between crime rates and available public resources in Alaska. The budget subcommittees for the Departments of Public Safety, Administration, Corrections, and Law will meet on October 5th at the Anchorage Legislative Information Office (LIO).

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