NEWS: Near Zero Value Nuna Oilfield Deal Challenged by Rep. Gara

Rep. Les Gara Anchorage – Thursday, Representative Les Gara (D-Anchorage) asked the Parnell Administration to hold off on a controversial proposal for tens of millions of dollars in additional tax reductions on a North Slope oilfield. Last week Governor Parnell’s Commissioner of Natural Resources announced his proposal to reduce the 12.5% royalty on the Nuna oilfield by over 50%.
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NEWS: Legislation to be Pre-filed to Give Alaska Kids the Tools to Prevent Child Abuse

Rep. Geran Tarr Anchorage – In advance of the start of the 29th Alaska Legislature in January, Representative Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) will pre-file legislation to enact “Erin’s Law” in Alaska. The bill is identical to H.B. 233, which was taken up during the 2nd session of the 28th Alaska Legislature. H.B. 233 had over 20 cosponsors and was supported by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. There is widespread support from parents, teachers, and child abuse survivors to pass the law.
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Rep. Guttenberg’s Legislative Report: Thank you, VA meeting, Policy Fellows

Rep. David Guttenberg Thank you. Another election season is behind us and I want to say thank you for your support and patience. I also must say thank you to a large swath of Alaska that no longer will be part of my district in this upcoming legislative session. For the first time in my 12 years of service, my area will be completely within the Fairbanks North Star Borough.
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