Rep. Tuck’s Newsletter: Neighborhood Crime Alert

Rep. Tuck Newsletter The upsetting news that of one our neighbors on Linda Lane has been shot during a break-in has heightened my concerns about the apparent rise in violent crime in our area and throughout Anchorage this summer. It is my understanding that the suspect is still at large, heightening our need to be vigilant at all times.
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NEWS: House Ends Historic Fifth Special Session Without Progress on a Comprehensive Fiscal Plan

Alaska state and flag Juneau – Today, the Alaska House of Representatives adjourned the Fifth Special Session of the 29th Alaska Legislature. Lawmakers were unable to reach consensus on the components of the fiscal plan proposed by Alaska Governor Bill Walker. Despite the setback, the members of the Alaska Independent Democratic Coalition (AIDC) remain committed to finding acceptable solutions to close the budget gap that can garner approval from the Governor, the Alaska Legislature, and the people of Alaska.
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NEWS: Much Good and Some Bad in Governor Walker’s Line Item Budget Vetoes

Alaska state and flag Anchorage – Earlier today, Alaska Governor Bill Walker used his line-item veto power to cut $1.29 billion from the FY 2017 budgets. The veto includes $430 million in tax credit and other payments to the oil and gas industry down to the statutory minimum requirement of $30 million. The veto of the oil tax credit money is supported by members of the Alaska Independent Democratic Coalition (AIDC) in the Alaska House of Representatives.
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