February 7, 2014

The Coalition working for you

Rep. Harriet Drummond

Rep. Drummond’s Dispatch: Opening ceremonies, closing testimonies

Today, the House Education committee moved House Joint Resolution 1 (HJR1) out of committee. This resolution would ask Alaskans to vote on changing our state constitution to allow public funds to go to private and religious schools. The problem is that we have no idea what kind of fiscal impact it will have on our public schools because no one has revealed what a voucher system will look like.

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Rep. Geran Tarr

NEWS: Rep. Tarr Statement on CNN, Sexual Assault in Alaska, and Tools to Help

“CNN just poignantly exposed the horrible situation too many children and families face in Alaska and have faced for far too long. We must do more to combat this problem, and one way is to empower children to report abuse and give adults the tools they need to respond accordingly. Erin’s Law does just that by teaching children and educators age appropriate ways to recognize problematic situations and to find protection. I hope the Legislature will come together to push back against this epidemic of violence in Alaska,” said Tarr.

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