House of Representatives votes to repeal and replace Senate Bill 91

House Bill 49, which passed 24-to-14, would enact changes that are tough on criminals and give police and prosecutors the tools they need to make Alaska safe. At the same time, the legislation helps victims receive justice and maintains a commitment to enacting policy changes based on objective information, data, and input from police officers, prosecutors, and public defenders.

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Rep. Adam Wool’s Update from Juneau: House Budget News

Last Thursday, the House passed its version of the Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) operating budget, with Democrats, Republicans, and Independents voting to pass a budget which aims to protect Alaska’s education, public safety, transportation, and health care programs. While I do not feel that the budget is perfect, it is a great improvement on the budget proposed by the governor two months ago.

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Rep. Adam Wool’s update from Juneau – See you this Sunday!

This weekend, the House Finance Committee will be visiting communities around the state to give constituents the opportunity to watch a short presentation on Alaska’s fiscal situation and to share their thoughts on the budget. Although I am not on the finance committee, I will be in attendance to hear from everyone in attendance, and I’d love to hear from you.

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Rep. Adam Wool’s Update from Juneau: Budget Discussions Heating Up

Two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to see many of you at a constituent meeting hosted by Rep. Grier Hopkins and myself, and I’d like to thank everyone who came out for sharing their concerns with us. I think it’s fair to say that almost everyone in attendance was in favor of maintaining current levels of funding for state services, especially K-12 education and the University. People voiced a willingness to receive a….

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NEWS: House Creates Special Committee on Tribal Affairs

Juneau – Today, the Alaska House of Representatives created the first ever House Special Committee on Tribal Affairs. Creation of such a committee has long been a goal of Representative Bryce Edgmon (I-Dillingham), Alaska’s first Alaska Native Speaker of the House.

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Rep. Adam Wool’s Update from Juneau: Community meeting this Sunday, February 24th

Greetings from Juneau. It’s been a busy week. I’ve heard from many of you over the last week about the Governor’s budget- thank you for reaching out to me. Let’s continue the conversation this Sunday at a community meeting: Myself and Rep Grier Hopkins (Dist 4) will be hosting a community meeting this Sunday at the Blue Loon from 2:30-4pm. We will give you our take what’s happening, or not happening, in Juneau right now.

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