NEWS: Rep. Guttenberg and Dr. Brigham to Host Public Meeting

FAIRBANKS- Commissioners Dr. Lawson Brigham (University of Alaska) and Representative David Guttenberg (D-Interior/Wade Hampton), join to host a research-focused listening session and public comment opportunity on the current Alaska Arctic Policy Commission’s (AAPC) Implementation Plan on the afternoon of Monday, October 27 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
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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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NEWS: Guttenberg Hails Veteran Cemetery Process

Rep. David Guttenberg Representative David Guttenberg (D-Interior/Wade Hampton) today praised news that officials of the Alaska Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) signed a land sales agreement to dedicate 320 acres near Fairbanks as Alaska’s Interior Veterans Cemetery.  A long-time advocate for an Interior cemetery, Rep. Guttenberg sponsored the 2005 bill designating the new facility and directing DMVA to construct it.  That measure ultimately led to passage of a similar bill in 2009, sponsored by Senator Charlie Huggins (R-Wasilla), establishing the cemetery and creating the Alaska Veterans Cemetery Fund.
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NEWS: House Democrats Congratulate Arctic Appointees

Alaska’s Democratic State Representatives today congratulated former Lieutenant Governor, Alaska Representative, University of Alaska Anchorage Chancellor, and Juneau Mayor Fran Ulmer, along with U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr. (Ret.) on the announcement of their appointments to serve the United States on Arctic issues.
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