April 3, 2015

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Rep. Josephson's Newsletter

Rep. Josephson’s Newsletter: Education Cuts & Municipal Elections

The legislative session is starting to pick up pace now that there are only 16 days left in the 90-day session. The operating budget was voted on by the Senate today and soon the House and Senate will choose their conference committee members to work out the differences. One of those differences is the funding of education, which is discussed below along with some important information regarding the Anchorage Municipal elections.

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Rep. Sam Kito's newsletter

Rep. Kito’s Newsletter: Southeast Spotlight: Audits & April showers

The legislative session has picked up the pace as we near the home stretch. With less than a month left, the House is holding Floor sessions nearly every day. The operating budget will be a big focus as we close in on the end of session, but since there is a lot of information out there already (see “Fiscal Reality with David Teal” and “As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts”), I’d like to focus my comments on something even MORE engrossing: audits.

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Rep. Les Gara

NEWS: Bill to Improve Lives of Foster Youth Passes Committee

JUNEAU— Thursday, the House Health and Social Services Committee passed House Bill 27 sponsored by Representative Les Gara (D-Anchorage). The bill seeks to improve the lives of foster youth in Alaska by getting them into permanent loving homes, so they don’t keep suffering damage and neglect caused by bouncing between multiple temporary foster homes and schools. Rep. Gara thanks the members of the Health and Social Services Committee for their work on the bill.

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