NEWS: Democratic Amendments: Invest in Education Now, Proven Payoff Later

Even with amendments, total budget would still be less than governor’s

JUNEAU – Today on the floor of the Alaska House of Representatives, Democratic legislators offered a series of amendments to the state operating budget to save Alaska money by investing wisely in its human resources today. If each amendment passed, the total budget would still be smaller than that proposed by the governor.

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Rep. Tuck’s Community Connection: Alaska Operating Budget: Public Testimony on Tuesday

On Tuesday, March 5th, 4:00 to 5:15pm, the House Finance Committee will take public testimony from Anchorage residents on the state’s operating budget for the coming year. This will be the main opportunity to give input on Alaska’s funding priorities.

Where: Anchorage Legislative Information Office, 716 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 200
When: Tuesday, March 5th, 4:00 to 5:15pm (come 15 minutes early to sign up)

Length of testimony: 2 minutes

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