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Claman's Alaska Matters

Rep. Claman’s Newsletter: School Tax Bill

Constituent surveys and emails show that education is a top priority and the West Anchorage community supports a strong public school system. Our founders recognized that providing public education is one of government’s essential duties. Last week, I introduced House Bill 146, a school tax proposal that helps address Alaska’s fiscal challenges and supports our public schools.

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Rep. Drummond's Newsletter

Rep. Drummond’s Newsletter: Budget Closeouts: It’s not pretty

Closeouts?
This is the part of the budget process when the Finance subcommittees finalize their changes to the budget Governor Walker submitted. This process can get a little squirrely, and there is ample opportunity for the chair of the subcommittee to amend the governor’s budget to include pretty sweeping cuts. After the subcommittees meet, they add to and subtract from the governor’s budget, they then amend their recommendations and send them on to the full House Finance Committee. This is the Legislature’s first step in passing a budget, and I am already pretty concerned with what I see.

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Rep. Josephson's Newsletter

Rep. Josephson’s Newsletter: Budget Close-Outs & Public Testimony

This has been a busy week full of meetings and there is much to tell you. Before I do, I want to commend the House Resource Committee Chairs on their dedication to hearing the Governor’s oil and gas credit and mining tax bills and holding sometimes two meetings a day. These are very complex issues and each hearing I feel like we learn something new about these industries and these credits. There will be an opportunity for public comment on both bills in the near future. I will be sure to keep you all informed about when that is.

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Rep. Matt Claman

NEWS: Anchorage Caucus Meeting Scheduled for Saturday

JUNEAU – The Anchorage Legislative Caucus will hold its mid-session public hearing in Anchorage on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at the Loussac Library in Anchorage.  Representative Matt Claman (D-Anchorage) is the Democratic co-chair of the Anchorage Legislative Caucus.  He will co-chair Saturday’s meeting with Representative Liz Vazquez (R-Anchorage), the Republican co-chair of the caucus.

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Rep. Tuck Newsletter

Rep. Tuck’s Newsletter: You are Invited to Anchorage Caucus this Saturday

My staff and I have just finished preparing our computers, files, and other essential materials for shipment to Juneau for the second session of the 29th Alaska Legislature. My office in the Alaska Capitol will soon be fully operational and I will be working hard to stay in touch with everyone back home so I can best represent you as I wrestle with the tough decisions of the day.

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Claman's Alaska Matters

Rep. Claman’s Newsletter: Two chances to speak out this weekend!

I hope you and your family and friends had a wonderful holiday season. With the New Year comes a new legislative session. Next week, Anchorage legislators will move to Juneau to work on many important issues – namely the state’s budget – that will have an impact on Alaska for years. This weekend, please join me for two events that will give you a chance to speak with Anchorage legislators before we go to Juneau and learn more about the state’s budget

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