May 31, 2012

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Berta’s Briefings from Rep. Gardner: Campbell Creek Estuary Tour Tonight

I just learned that members of the media and public are invited to a tour of the Campbell Creek Estuary, followed by a discussion of the master plan for the site. The tour and discussion will take place Tonight, Thursday, May 31st, 2012 starting at 5:30pm in the Bayshore Clubhouse located at 3131 Amber Bay Loop in Anchorage. Transportation to the estuary will be provided.

The Campbell Creek Estuary is a 60-acre area on the coast of Anchorage near Jewel Lake that will soon be turned into a park with walking trails and viewpoints for people to enjoy the wildlife and nature.

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Rep. Holmes’ Newsletter: Legislative Successes; Getting Kids Outdoors – Fighting Childhood Obesity

This month the Governor signed into law two bills I sponsored during the legislative session. These bills were aimed at two things at the core of my job as a representative: strengthening our economy and protecting Alaskans.

House Bill 269 will promote jobs here in Alaska. It updates our housing development laws to ensure that developments keep moving forward. HB 269 was widely supported by homeowners associations, banks and homebuilders in the state. Under the old law, if housing developments took too longer than anticipated to complete (a common occurrence given the recent real estate slowdown), they could be stopped entirely right in the middle of the project. The new law will help complete housing developments—that means jobs for Alaskans and a boost to our state’s economy.

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