May 13, 2011

The Coalition working for you

Rep. Sharon Cissna Statement on Texas TSA Law

Americans should travel with “security and dignity intact”

In February of this year, Rep. Sharon Cissna (D-Anchorage) made national headlines following an encounter she had with the TSA (Transportation Security Authority) while traveling. An airport full-body X-ray scan revealed scars from breast cancer surgery, prompting the TSA to subject Cissna to an invasive hand search. Cissna refused and began a long journey back to Juneau by automobile, ferry and small aircraft.

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Rep. Kerttula’s Juneau News: Special Session Wrapping Up

This week, the Legislature has been working on the final two items on the call for the special session – the capital budget and the extension of the Alaska Coastal Management Program. It looks like we’ll be done with special session tomorrow evening.

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Democratic Budget Amendments Would Reduce Budget

Doogan, Gara attempt to cut budget by more than $2 billion

JUNEAU – In a year when the Alaska State Legislature is working on capital and operating budgets that total more than $12 billion, House Democrats offered amendments in an attempt to restore some restraint and responsibility to the budgeting process.

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Rep. Doogan in Juneau: SPECIAL THIS IS (MAYBE) THE END EDITION; Deep Pockets and Little Shame

There’s some chance that this will be the final e-news for awhile.

That sound you hear is me cheering.

I’m more than ready to go home. We have spent most of the past month engaged in spectacularly unproductive politicking. There are lots of reasons. You can argue about them if you have the time and energy. What do I think? Let’s just say that the people with the most political power have earned the most blame and leave it at that.

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