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Rep. Les Gara

NEWS: Laptops Needed for Foster Youth

ANCHORAGE – Representative Les Gara (D-Anchorage) today called on Alaskans to continue their support to help match Alaska’s growing number of foster youth with badly needed laptop computers. The number of foster youth in Alaska has been rising, from 1,880 in 2012 to 2,089 today.

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Rep. Scott Kawasaki

Rep. Kawasaki’s Juneau Note: Legislature Approaching Midway Mark

Since 2008, the legislative session has been a quick 90 days. Previously, we had 120 days to introduce, debate and finalize legislation. With such a short time of deliberation, legislation moves fast. I’ve diligently asked the hard questions about the true impacts of legislation to regular, everyday families.

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Rep. Geran Tarr

NEWS: Rep. Tarr Introduces Legislation to Bring Public Process into 21st Century

JUNEAU – Today, Representative Geran Tarr introduced legislation to bring voter participation into the 21st Century through a simple online system.  Under the proposal, voters could sign in to the existing Legislative information database, BASIS, using their social and professional media accounts.  From there, Alaskans could respectfully comment on bills, vote bills up or down, and share their ideas for new legislation or amendments.

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Rep. Geran Tarr

Rep. Tarr’s Newsletter: Happy New Year!

I hope your new year is off to a fabulous start. We’re packing up to head to Juneau for the legislative session and I want to make sure you have some important information to keep you involved in legislative happenings.

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