Representative

Donna Mears

District 21

Newsletter

Muldoon Memo

Education Deal Boosts Schools, More Work to Do
After a few days of intense floor action, weeks of posturing, and years of tireless advocacy by Alaskan students, parents, and teachers—we have a deal.

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Muldoon Memo 1/26

I’m back in Juneau after a busy offseason! It was so great to take time to dig deep on issues facing our community, to make new connections with community leaders, and to meet so many of you, my neighbors and constituents.

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Muldoon Memo – 7/24

I’ve been busy over the last couple weeks with the Alaska Food Strategy Task Force in my co-chair role—working to boost Alaskan food production and markets as well as reduce waste (that increases costs) in our food delivery system.

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Muldoon Memo – 6/29

Last week Governor Dunleavy released his line-item vetoes on the budget for the new fiscal year starting on Saturday. Most notably for our district, he vetoed half of the school funding increase the legislature approved this spring.

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Muldoon Memo – 6/5

I’m done with floor sessions and committee meetings, and back home for a few months. I’m still hard at work—advocating for East Anchorage and getting ready for next session.

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Muldoon Memo 5/5

We’re doing something a little bit different with this week’s newsletter, taking a deep dive into an issue that’s been getting a lot of play around the building this year—Anchorage’s impending gas shortage.

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Muldoon Memo 4/20

This budget was a disappointment to my colleagues and I of course, but more importantly it was a disappointment to all the Alaskans who wrote letters…

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Muldoon Memo 3/31

Today is the deadline to apply for your PFD. You can do so at this link. Please reach out to our office if you run into any issues. Although we are always here to help with your PFD issues, our ability to successfully resolve those issues declines dramatically starting tomorrow, so don’t delay!

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Muldoon Memo 3/20

HB 65 – Next Tuesday March 21st at 5:15pm, the House Education Committee is taking public testimony about the Base Student Allocation, the foundational number for school funding in Alaska.

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Muldoon Memo

The legislature is now firmly under way—committees, including budget subcommittees are in full swing, bills are moving across the floor, and I’m getting deep into the details on a number of issues.

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