NEWS: Rep. Kawasaki to Honor New Citizens at Fairbanks Ceremony

Rep. Scott Kawasaki Representative Scott Kawasaki (D – Fairbanks) will join other dignitaries at the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center Wednesday, September 17, in a ceremony to welcome new citizens to the United States. The keynote speaker will be Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve superintendent Greg Dudgeon.
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NEWS: Rep. Guttenberg Adds Staff To Fairbanks Office

Rep. David Guttenberg FAIRBANKS – Representative David Guttenberg (D-Interior/Wade Hampton) formally welcomed two new staff members to his Fairbanks office today. Samantha Straus began working for Rep. Guttenberg in August after returning home from a twenty-six month Peace Corps tour in The Gambia, West Africa. Connor MacDonald also joined Rep. Guttenberg’s team in August after interning for U.S. Senator Mark Begich and working at the UAF Women’s Center as a student assistant to Dr. Kayt Sunwood.
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Representative Kito’s Newsletter: Fall is in the Air

Rep. Sam Kito III I have had a very busy summer, and now fall is in the air. My daughter is back in school, and has her first swim meet this weekend. In early August, I attended the Council of State Governments meeting in Anchorage where I participated in sessions on retirement plans, marijuana initiatives, economic development, healthcare and state legislation. I was able to learn an amazing amount about issues and statutory solutions in other states, some of which could benefit Alaskans.
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Rep. Tarr’s Newsletter: How to Get Your Alaska Grown

Rep. Geran Tarr Summer is turning to Fall and Farmer’s Markets are happening almost daily around town. Supporting Alaska Grown is a personal priority and I’m a supporter of these markets (when I didn’t grow it myself!). To learn more about my bill to increase Alaska Grown click…
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NEWS: Parnell “Chooses Silence” On Zero Worth Oil Provision

Rep. Les Gara Governor Parnell has had three weeks to defend a special interest provision in SB 21 that gets Alaskans either a near zero, or even negative long term Production Tax Worth under his controversial oil revenue rollback, SB 21. Rep. Les Gara wrote Governor Parnell on July 24 to ask for his defense of a zero or negative value oil tax provision. Parnell has refused to defend a provision that gets Alaskans little, or possibly a negative worth for fields that went into production under ACES, fields committed to go into production during ACES, and all post-2003 and future oil fields.
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