Rep. Sara Hannan

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Straight Talk with Sara Hannan

My work continues at a busy pace this session. In addition to my co-chair position on the House Community & Regional Affairs Committee and seats on the Resources and Labor & Commerce Committees, I also serve on six budget subcommittees for the Departments of Labor, Commerce, Corrections, Public Safety, Environmental Conservation, and Revenue.

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Straight Talk with Sara Hannan

We are back! The second session of the 31st Legislature gaveled in on Tuesday last week. I will continue as Co-Chair of the Community and Regional Affairs Committee and as Chair of the Arctic Policy, Economic Development and Tourism Special Committee. I also maintain my memberships on the House Resources and Labor & Commerce Committees.

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Straight Talk with Sara Hannan

Lawmakers from across Alaska will gather this week in Juneau to do the peopleā€™s business. The men and women you elected will consider and debate the merits of various bills and resolutions, including a budget for the next fiscal year.

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Alaska State House District 33 Legislative Update – July 23, 2019

It has been a very challenging and heart-wrenching last few days in the Legislature. I knew I would be facing a steep learning curve my freshman year, but I didn’t expect this much disappointment. I want to thank everyone who sent me emails and called my office voicing your opinion. I received over 3,000 emails, almost all of which support overriding at least some of the budget vetoes.

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Hannan: Is it time to fight or compromise?

I am so determined to make a difference for my community and my state that I am ready to fight. I donā€™t mean physically; I mean politically. I want to take to the barricades to oppose what I see as the wholesale destruction of Alaska. I envision myself as a political fighter armed with facts and righteous indignation. That vision of myself may be somewhat rewarding in a romantic idealism sort of way, but…

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2nd Special Session starts in Juneau

I wanted to provide a brief update with where we are at as we start the 2nd special session and to let you know about my upcoming Town Hall Meeting. There is a lot going on in the Legislature and it is not always easy to understand. I have received well over a thousand emails asking to override the Governorā€™s vetoes and the emails are still pouring in. I want you to know that I hear you LOUD AND CLEAR! I assure you I will be voting to override! I am receiving over 200 emails a day and I intend to respond to every single one. What I am hearing from you is:

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Alaska State House District 33 Legislative Update

Welcome to my in-between special sessions Legislative Update. First, a few highlights on where the Legislature is at since the end of the 1st special session and before heading into the 2nd special session. We were able to pass the crime bill (see my last Legislative Update for more information), the operating budget and the capital budget. The Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) is still unresolved and funding for K-12 education may be heading to court.

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Juneau AK, 99801