Rep. Chris Tuck

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  February 23, 2016

Rep. Chris Tuck's Legislative Update and
Anchorage Legislative Caucus this Saturday
Also: Memorial Services for Rep. Max Gruenberg

Dear Neighbors,

This Saturday, February 27, I will be in Anchorage for a public meeting of the Anchorage Legislative Caucus, and later that day for my regular update on the Legislature to my friends and neighbors in House District 23.  This area includes South Midtown Anchorage and the Dimond Business District.

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Representative Chris Tuck, Leader of the Alaska Independent Democratic Coalition, and Senator Berta Gardner, leader of the Senate Minority Caucus recently proposed creating a new “Caucus of the whole” in the Legislature to put politics aside and join forces in a unified effort to solve the fiscal crisis.

Here are the details:

ANCHORAGE LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS
Saturday, February 27
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Assembly Chambers at the Loussac Library

REP. CHRIS TUCK’S LEGISLATIVE UPDATE
Saturday, February 27
3:00 to 4:30 pm
Elim Café – 561 W. Dimond Boulevard
(at the NE corner of Dimond and Arctic Boulevard)

The Anchorage Legislative Caucus is a good opportunity to share your thoughts and concerns with all Anchorage legislators and speak out on the budget, the Legislative Office Building, or other issues that are important to Alaskans.

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Above: please watch your mailbox for the following invite to two important public meetings this Saturday.

Every session I also return to Anchorage to give a detailed update on the Legislature to my friends and neighbors back home and hear how I can best serve you.  I hope you will be able to join me for snacks, refreshments, and a good discussion about how to move Alaska forward during our troubling fiscal times.  I hope to see you there!

Anchorage Memorial Services Honoring Rep. Max Gruenberg this Thursday

A memorial service has been scheduled in Anchorage for Representative Max Gruenberg, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 72.  The public is invited to attend the memorial service to show their respect for Rep. Gruenberg.

WHAT: Memorial Services for Rep. Max Gruenberg
WHERE: Temple Beth Sholom, 7525 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
WHEN: Thursday, February 25, 5:30 pm

In lieu of flowers please send donations to charities for victims of domestic violence, animal abuse, children in need, or Alaska Legal Services.

For more information, contact Ted Madsen or Nicoli Bailey in Rep. Gruenberg’s office at (907) 465-4940.

I’m here for you, so please keep in touch on matters important to you and your family!

Warm regards,

[signed] Chris Tuck
      Chris Tuck
      Alaska State Representative
      District 23 - Anchorage


Tuck’s Tips:
ELECTION WORKERS NEEDED

Working as an Election Worker is a great way to connect with the Anchorage community; it is civic engagement that allows you to meet your neighbors. To ensure timely and accurate election results, the Municipality of Anchorage recruits over 600 election workers to staff 122 polling places.

The Anchorage Municipal Clerk's Office is seeking individuals who are interested in working at a precinct for the 2016 Regular Municipal Election. Consider challenging your volunteer or civic organization to participate in this community event. 

On April 5, 2016 Election Workers are needed throughout the entire Municipality of Anchorage from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

The requirements for Election Workers are as follows:

* Must be a registered voter in Anchorage.  Register at:
https://www.elections.alaska.gov/vi_voter_reg.php
* Must be able to remain non-partisan while at the polling place;
* Must attend a paid mandatory training session;
* Must be able to organize and accurately process paperwork; and
* Must be able to follow job instructions accurately;

This position pays $9.50 per hour for hours worked on both Training and Election Day. Please consider becoming an election worker.

For information, please go to www.elections.alaska.gov, call 907-243-VOTE (243-8683), or email: elections@muni.org.

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