Rep. Tuck’s Community Connection: Tuesday Morning Coffee Meetings Have Resumed

Community Connection

Now that the legislative session is over I am back in Anchorage and ready to continue working on state and local issues that are important to you. I have resumed my usual Tuesday morning constituent meetings at the Elim Café (at the corner of Arctic and Dimond Boulevard). If you have any issues you would like to discuss or any thoughts you would like to share, please stop by.

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Rep. Tuck’s Community Connection: Extended Session Fails our Kids on Education

Today on the fifth day of a regrettable and unnecessary extended session the Legislature adjourned sine die. Although state law requires the legislature to conclude legislative sessions within 90 days, the Alaska Constitution allows them to extend for up to 120 days. After that, the legislature must go into special session if there are remaining issues that must be resolved.

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NEWS: Democrats: Fund Schools in BSA, End Session

Rep. Chris Tuck

JUNEAU – Tonight, after another day of gridlock on education funding, Democratic legislative leaders Senator Hollis French and Representative Chris Tuck offered a simple solution: Increase per-student funding in the base student allocation $400 next year and $125 the following two years, then end the legislative session.

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