NEWS: Food Freedom Bill Put Forward to Increase Food Security in Alaska

Anchorage – In the wake of the recent large earthquake in Alaska, Representative Gera Tarr (D-Anchorage) plans to pre-file legislation to increase access to locally produced food. Alaska is especially vulnerable to food shortages and supply interruptions because around 95 percent of food consumed originates from outside Alaska.

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NEWS: Rep. Tarr and Sen. Begich to Host 3rd Annual Restorative Justice Summit

Public Invited to Attend a Community Forum Thursday Night in Anchorage Anchorage – In 2017, the Alaska Office of Children’s Services received 50 reports of child abuse a day. Additionally, a study of adverse childhood experiences determined that childhood trauma is far more common and more expensive, than previously realized both nationally and in Alaska. …

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NEWS: Be Safe with Prescription Drugs

Anchorage – Law enforcement agencies, health care providers, and Fred Meyer stores across Alaska are teaming up to collect unused prescription drugs on Saturday as part of the 15th National Drug Take Back Day. Representative Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) is urging Alaskans to prevent the abuse and theft of prescription drugs by properly disposing of them at authorized collection sites.

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NEWS: Rep. Tarr Honored by the National Conference of State Legislatures

Anchorage – Earlier this month, Representative Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) became the first Alaskan honored with a “Women In Politics Making a Difference Award” by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL). Winners were selected for outstanding work in a state legislature by NCSL’s Women’s Legislative Network.

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NEWS: Tomorrow is National Voter Registration Day

Anchorage – Representative Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) will highlight the importance of voting to our democracy during events Tuesday in Anchorage as part of National Voter Registration Day. Rep. Tarr will host voter registration events in the Mountain View and Airport Heights neighborhoods of Anchorage.

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Representative Tarr’s Fall Constituent Meeting

Anchorage – Saturday, September 22nd, from 12-2:15 pm at the Mountain View Library, Representative Geran Tarr will be hosting her annual Fall Constituent Meeting. Lunch will be provided and neighbors from Mountain View, Airport Heights, and Russian Jack are invited and encouraged to attend this family-friendly event.

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