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Rep. Les Gara

NEWS: Rep. Gara Takes Pitch to the Chamber of Commerce Monday – Ways We Can Improve the Lives of Foster Children

ANCHORAGE — For the past month, Representative Les Gara (D-Anchorage) has been on what he quips is a “World Tour in His Own Car”, pitching to large and small groups how they can help with Alaska’s exploding numbers of neglected and abused foster children. Just five years ago, Alaska had fewer than 1,800 foster youth. Today, that number has exploded to over 2,800. Rep. Gara is working to help these children to succeed and not face continued excuses and neglect.

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Berta’s Briefings from Rep. Gardner: The City Has a List. Maybe You do to?

Last Friday afternoon Anchorage legislators were invited to meet with the Mayor as he rolled out Anchorage’s 2012 Legislative Program. The city’s requests touch on planning, maintenance and public safety.

The only surprise for Midtown Anchorage was an intriguing proposal to move the Transit Center from downtown to midtown Anchorage. The mayor is asking for funds to begin an investigation for a new site, design and planning. Given that riders from all over the city often have to go downtown the change buses, this idea might turn out to have much merit.

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