NEWS: Democrats: Fund Schools in BSA, End Session

Rep. Chris Tuck JUNEAU – Tonight, after another day of gridlock on education funding, Democratic legislative leaders Senator Hollis French and Representative Chris Tuck offered a simple solution: Increase per-student funding in the base student allocation $400 next year and $125 the following two years, then end the legislative session.
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NEWS: Legislature Approves Craft Distillery Local Sales

SEAL JUNEAU – Tonight, the Alaska Legislature approved House Democratic Leader Chris Tuck’s bill to allow craft distillers in Alaska to promote their product in much the same way Alaska’s microbreweries and wineries already do. The Alaska state Senate passed the bill unanimously tonight.
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NEWS: House Passes Rep. Tuck Amendment to Help Military Families

Rep. Chris Tuck JUNEAU – Today, the Alaska state House of Representatives accepted an amendment from House Democratic Leader Chris Tuck to help Alaska’s military families save time, money, and aggravation upon returning from a deployment. The amendment to SB 145 allows military families with special needs children who qualify for Home and Community Based Services under Medicaid to continue to receive those services when they return from a deployment without having to go through a lengthy re-application process.
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