JUNEAU – Child care providers got a step closer to being able to organize and collectively bargain today after Rep. Zack Fields’ legislation passed the House of Representatives yesterday.
The Washington Post and International Consortium of Investigative Journalists are reporting on legislation (HB 405 and HB 406) that Labor and Commerce Co-Chair Ivy Spohnholz and I introduced to prevent Russian oligarchs from hiding their wealth in Alaska. Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, we have moved swiftly to do everything we can as a state to support democracy and defund Putin’s war machine.
Tuesday is the last day to cast your ballot in the Anchorage Municipal Election. Ballots must be mailed back or dropped off by TOMORROW, April 5. Drop box locations include Loussac Library, City Hall, and many more listed here). Ballots must be postmarked no later than Election Day, April 5th . You can now track your ballot via text or email updates.
I’m writing to invite you to testify on Friday, March 4 to the House Finance Committee about the Fiscal Year 2022 Operating Budget. You can call 907-563-9085 from 1:30-3:30pm or visit the Anchorage Legislative Information Office at 1500 W. Benson Blvd. to testify in person.
JUNEAU – The House Labor & Commerce Committee is preparing legislation to block Russian imports and ensure Russian oligarchs cannot hide their wealth in Alaska.
JUNEAU – Lawmakers today sent a letter to the Permanent Fund Corporation urging immediate divestment from its Russian assets. Representatives Zack Fields and David Nelson signed the letter addressed to Permanent Fund Board Chair Craig Richards, underlining that Russia’s aggression towards Ukraine had put a significant portion of Alaskan public dollars at risk through economic sanctions.