Rep. Kerttula’s Juneau Newsletter: Introducing Two Special Guests- Visits from an Anti-Death Penalty Activist and an Oil and Gas Expert;
Randy Steidl is an anti-death penalty activist who spent over 17 years in prison, 12 on death row, for a crime he didn’t commit before being exonerated. He has worked to get legislation abolishing the death penalty passed in several states. Read more about this inspiring man’s story below.
Rick Harper is a Houston-based consultant and former president of ARCO gas, who was here to provide independent insight into the Governor’s proposed oil tax reduction. Based upon his decades of experience developing oil and gas resources, he brought great insight into how industry really makes decisions and what legislators should consider when being asked to make a $2 billion per year decision.