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The Juneau Note from Rep. Kawasaki: Happy Halloween!

November 1st is the first Friday of the month and that means Fairbanks is bursting with fun and exciting things to do. Check out the Co-op Market’s “Autumn in Fairbanks” photography show with Fairbanks artist Saryn Walsh from 5-7pm. Or view local artwork by Klara Maisch and try some refreshments. There is a whole list of wonderful activities to fill up your Friday, click on this link to see more and remember when you’re looking for something to do, ALL ROADS LEAD DOWNTOWN!

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NEWS: Democrats Respond to ASD Cuts

Democrats: State Must Do More to Avoid School Cuts
Governor’s budgets allow inflation to undercut Alaska’s schools

JUNEAU – Today, Anchorage Democratic legislators warned that the governor’s proposed budget will lead to even more school cuts in coming years, and they called on the Legislature to make sure school resources at least keep up with inflation.

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NEWS: LEGISLATURE APPROVES “CHILD-ONLY” INSURANCE COVERAGE

Guttenberg bill piggybacked on another measure

JUNEAU, Alaska – In an unusual maneuver, the Alaska State Legislature early this morning enacted the essence of Representative David Guttenberg’s (D- Fairbanks) House Bill 326 to substantially increase access to “child-only” health insurance. Existing law prevents parents with pre-existing conditions from acquiring health insurance solely for their children. HB 326 would have remedied that by allowing parents to purchase insurance for their dependent children.

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Rep. Petersen Introduces Child Protection Legislation; Measure would make it harder for sex-offenders to bait children

JUNEAU – Today, Representative Pete Petersen (D-Anchorage) announced legislation to protect children from sex offenders who bait children to their residences with toys and play equipment. The legislation would give judges the option to prohibit certain sex offenders from having jungle gyms, trampolines or similar children’s play equipment in their yards as a condition of their parole.

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