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PRESS STATEMENTS: Alaska Senate Democrats Refute/Respond to Pioneer Home Cuts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2017 Alaska Senate Democrats Refute and Respond to Allegations on Proposed Cuts to Pioneer Homes JUNEAU — The Mat-Su Republican delegation recently issued a statement attempting to deflect responsibility for the proposed cuts to the Pioneer Homes onto the Governor. The Alaska Senate Democrats stand clearly in their opposition to these proposed cuts, and to […]

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NEWS: Sen. Begich Introduces SB99 Early Education Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 29, 2017 Senator Begich Introduces Bill to Expand Access to Early Education Alaska Early Education Program Bill Would Expand Program to Make Sure More Alaskans Have the Opportunity to Benefit from Pre-K for Their Kids. JUNEAU — Today Senator Tom Begich (D-Anchorage) proposed SB99, a bill addressing the lack of access to high-quality preschool education of […]

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NEWS: Senate Democrats to hold press availability Wednesday afternoon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14, 2017 Senate Democrats to Hold Press Availability Wednesday Afternoon Lawmakers Will Respond to SB26, the Republican Bill to Restructure the Permanent Fund, and to Take Questions from the Media JUNEAU — The Alaska Senate Democrats have scheduled a press availability on Wednesday, March 15, following the Senate floor session which begins at 11:00am. The Senators […]

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NEWS: Bill to Constitutionally Protect PFD Advances

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 7, 2017 Bill to Protect the Permanent Fund Dividend Advances to Senate Judiciary Committee JUNEAU — Today, the Senate State Affairs Committee passed SJR1 to the Judiciary Committee, its next committee of referral. SJR1 would allow Alaskans a vote to safeguard the Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) in the state’s constitution. The principal or “corpus” of the […]

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