NEWS: House Minority Members Respond to Governor’s State of the Budget Address

JUNEAU – Alaska Governor Bill Walker presented his first State of the Budget address Thursday night. Governor Walker outlined both short and long-term plans to deal with a daunting fiscal crisis brought on by declining oil production and prices. The House Minority, made up of Democrats and an Independent, appreciates the care Governor Walker took in suggesting ideas for the Alaska Legislature to consider in the coming months.

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ADVISORY: House and Senate Democrats Response to the State of the Budget

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JUNEAU – House and Senate Democratic leaders Rep. Chris Tuck (D-Anchorage) and Sen. Berta Gardner (D-Anchorage) will be joined by Sen. Bill Wielechowski (D-Anchorage) and Rep. Les Gara (D-Anchorage) in addressing the media immediately following the House and Senate Majority’s response to the Governor’s State of the Budget address Thursday night.

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Rep. Tuck’s Community Connection: The Legislature Convenes

Today I began my service in the 29th Alaska Legislature as the returning Minority Leader by taking the following sacred oath:

“I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Alaska, and that I will faithfully discharge my duties as Representative to the best of my ability.”

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OP-ED: Rep. Tuck Political Pipeline Commentary

Rep. Chris Tuck

I am excited to start the 29th Alaska Legislature. But like many Alaskans I am anxious about our future. We face a crisis that threatens our livelihoods and futures. The Republican leadership promoted unstainable spending and shifted the benefits of our resources to outside interests. Our situation was made worse with the sudden drop in oil prices.

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