Representative Genevieve Mina

Alaska State Legislature House District 19 (East Anchorage) E-Newsletter

Proudly serving Airport Heights, Mountain View, and Russian Jack

February 22, 2023

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

February has been a busy month! committees and finance subcommittees are underway, exciting bills are getting heard, I had my first district meet and greet at Jamico's Pizzaria, Congresswoman Mary Peltola visited, and the sun is finally returning after what has been one of the snowiest winters Anchorage has experienced.

I am grateful for all of the organizations that flew in to the Capitol and took time to speak with me. I loved hearing from labor union leaders, THREAD, the Alaska Housing Authority, ER doctors, and everyone else who came by.

Please stay tuned for an electronic district survey and save the date for our March 5th Anchorage Caucus Town Hall taking place from 2-4pm at the University of Alaska Rasmusson Hall.

As always, reach out to my office any time. We can be reached at or 907-465-3424. You may also visit us in person in Room 420 of the Alaska State Capitol.

All the best,

Legislative Update


I want to address one of the most urgent challenges we are working through in the Health and Social Services Committee. Due to a severe IT support deficit and old COBOL system, our state is experiencing a SNAP backlog and DPA crisis. As a result, it takes more than one hour to manually process a single application. Individuals and families in our community are going hungry. My team and I are working hard to help people expedite their applications and consider possible immediate solutions, like hiring additional certification specialists and waiving eligibility requirements every 6 months. One thing you can do to help is to support our local food pantries, which are experiencing a statewide shortage of food.

In the Transportation Committee, we have heard interesting presentations regarding the Alaska Highway and Marine Highway Systems, and the Railroad. At the local level, I signed a letter supporting the Russian Jack Bike Path, which we were able to get through thanks to help from Steve Cleary approving municipal funding for this, thanks, Steve! This week I also signed a letter supporting a bike path along Windy Corner, which would enable a separate path for cyclists between Potter Marsh and Indian along the Seward Highway.

Lastly, my team and I have completed our bill packet for HB 23, which will recognize October as Filipino American History Month. Thanks to everyone who submitted a letter of support! We also submitted a hearing request for HJR 4, which honors the Alaska-Korea relationship. The initial hearing for HJR 4 will be at 1pm on Tuesday, February 28 in the House Special Committee on Military and Veterans Affairs.


Anchorage Delegation Town Hall - Sunday, March 5th


2:00-4:00PM,Sunday March 5th 

Rasmusson Hall – University of Alaska Anchorage

3416 Seawolf Dr, Anchorage, AK 99508

People Mover Bus Routes 10, 20, 55

It was great to see neighbors at our last constituent meeting at Jamico's! I look forward to seeing everyone in-person again on Sunday, March 5th from 2:00-4:00PM during the Anchorage Delegation Town Hall. More details to come, but please save the date!

REMINDER: Anchorage Elections on April 4, 2023


​The next Regular Municipal Election is April 4, 2023.

​Ballots will be mailed to qualified, registered Anchorage voters on March 14.

​Register to vote or update your registration by March 5 to vote in the upcoming Regular Municipal Election.​​​​​ Visit the municipal elections webpage here for more information.

​Your Anchorage Assembly district may have changed in 2022 - make sure to double-check your assembly district!

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Community Council Meetings

Russian Jack Community Council

Wednesday, March 8 at 6:30pm (In-Person and Virtual)

Zion Lutheran Church

2100 Boniface Parkway

Anchorage, Alaska 99504

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Airport Heights Community Council

Thursday, March 16 at 7:00pm

Click here for Zoom (Passcode: 445413)

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Mountain View Community Council

Wednesday, March 8 at 6:00pm

Click here for Zoom (Passcode: 955872)

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Upcoming Events!

Anchorage Delegation Town Hall

The Anchorage legislative delegation wants to meet with you! Join us in-person March 5th from 2-4pm at the University of Alaska Rasmuson Hall. You can get here via bus routes 10, 20, and 55.


Airport Heights Friday Night Lights

Family-friendly ice skating with live music, a fire pit, and hot cocoa. The last gathering will be March 3.


There are several upcoming events at the Mountain View Library for all-ages.

Listening Post, Valentines crafts, and Special Guest Story Time are all on the calendar this week!

First Date the Musical at Cyrano’s February

Enjoy this sweet show at our local theater in Airport Heights from February 10th – March 5th!  

Representative Genevieve Mina

House District 19

(907) 465-3424

Alaska State Capitol, Room 420

Juneau, Alaska 99801

Katy Giorgio

Legislative Aide

(907) 465-4926

Rose Hart

Legislative Aide

(907) 465-3424

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