JUNEAU – The Alaska House helped strengthen public safety in rural Alaska today when it passed legislation that would update the Village Public Safety Officer (VPSO) program. Senate Bill 81, which passed 34-2, implements seven recommendations that the bipartisan and bicameral VPSO Working Group made in their report, which was adopted on January 24, 2020.
Reproductive freedom and access to healthcare must be protected. Monday’s leaked draft opinion from the Supreme Court brought disheartening news.
For many years, I’ve been working to modernize Alaska’s elections. In 2017, I put forward House Bill 1, which included same-day voter registration, the use of electronic signatures, and permanent absentee voting. After eight hearings in the House State Affairs Committee