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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: 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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NEWS: Alaska Senate Democratic Caucus Sends Letter to Governor Urging Restoration of Cuts to Prosecutors and Staff

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 9, 2017 Alaska Senate Democratic Caucus Sends Letter to Governor Urging Restoration of Cuts to Prosecutors and Staff Shocking testimony from Attorney General Lindemuth reveals thousands of cases turned away JUNEAU — Today, the Alaska Senate Democratic Caucus sent a letter [link] to Governor Bill Walker expressing urgent and deep concern about personnel cuts made to […]

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NEWS: Sen. Gardner and Rep. Josephson Introduce Companion Bills Requiring Disclosure of Oil Tax Subsidy Information

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 1, 2017 Sen. Gardner and Rep. Josephson Introduce Companion Bills to Require Disclosure of Basic Information About Oil Tax Subsidies JUNEAU — Today, Senate Democratic Leader Berta Gardner (D-Anchorage), and House Resources Committee Co-Chair Rep. Andy Josephson (D-Anchorage) introduced SB44 and HB99, allowing the state to release to the public critical information about our investments in […]

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