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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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NEWS: It’s Time for Sham Jam 32!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 3, 2017 It’s Time for Sham Jam 32! Popular Juneau Party and Fundraiser Gives Back to the Community JUNEAU — The Alaska Young Democrats and the Canvas invite you to the 32nd annual charity fundraiser, The Sham Jam, on Saturday March 11th at 8:00pm at the Canvas Art Studio at 223 Seward Street, Juneau. Sham(rock) Jam […]

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NEWS: Senate Democrats Encourage Participation in Anchorage Caucus Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 23, 2017 Legislators Invite Constituents to Attend Anchorage Caucus Meeting Public Input Sought on Issues Facing Lawmakers JUNEAU — Anchorage Senate Democrats Berta Gardner, Bill Wielechowski, and Tom Begich strongly encourage public participation Saturday during the annual in-session Anchorage Caucus meeting. This gathering gives Anchorage area residents the opportunity to share their views on issues currently […]

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NEWS: Sen. Gardner’s SB53 Seeks to Provide Alaskan Women With Consistent Reliable Birth Control

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 10, 2017 Senator Berta Gardner Introduces Bill to Allow Alaskan Women to Purchase Twelve Monthsof Oral Contraceptives at a Time SB53 Designed to Reduce Unplanned Pregnancy, Abortion, and Reliance on Government Services JUNEAU — Senator Berta Gardner (D-Anchorage) has introduced Senate Bill 53, which would require health insurance providers in the state to offer consumers the […]

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