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Rep. Tarr and Erin Merryn

NEWS: Ten Days Left in Session – Still No Erin’s Law

JUNEAU – There are now 10 days left in the first session of the 29th Alaska Legislature but there is still no movement on legislation to implement Erin’s Law in Alaska. Erin’s Law has been proven in many other states to prevent child sexual abuse by requiring public school districts to offer prevention curriculum.

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Rep. Tarr and Erin Merryn

NEWS: Thirty Day Countdown to End of Session – Where’s Erin’s Law?

Juneau – Saturday may be the first day of spring, but it also marks just thirty days until the end of the First Session of the 29th Alaska Legislature. While the legislature is sorting out many new issues, the legislation known as Erin’s Law still remains stalled. Erin’s Law was widely supported last session and is proven to prevent child sexual abuse. Erin’s Law would require public school districts statewide to offer child sexual abuse prevention curriculum.

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Rep. Tarr’s Newsletter: David Holthouse Erin’s Law Advocacy Visit to Juneau

This week’s Tarr’s Times is devoted to last week’s advocacy visit by David Holthouse. I was thrilled to have David as my guest in Juneau for two jam packed days of advocacy on Erin’s Law. This low cost prevention strategy can help us address the epidemic of child sexual abuse in our state. We took advantage of every minute of David’s visit by scheduling many legislative appointments, an educational luncheon, a press availability, and he even was able to testify on the companion version of my bill.

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Tarr's Times

Rep. Tarr’s Newsletter: Committee Updates

I’ve got a lot to share with you this week. As promised, I’ve got a report on the activities in the Resources and Health and Social Services Committee with updates on Medicaid expansion and the AKLNG Project. Also in this edition is information about an exciting opportunity to be a part of drafting the Davis Park Master Plan, how you can honor some of the incredible volunteers in our neighborhoods, and news regarding our Airport Heights neighbor Scotty Gomez and other Alaskan athletes for taking a collective stand against domestic violence.

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