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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

House Majority Caucus Releases a New In-Depth Poll by Dittman Research

2012-03-20 : Video Clip : 36:14 : House Finance Committee

A new in-depth poll by Dittman Research & Communications released by the Alaska House Majority Caucus today carries a wealth of data on a number of issues before the legislature, from oil taxes to film incentives, to coastal zone management and education funding. ...
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Caucus Releases Results of Substantial Dittman Poll
Annual Effort Seeks to Gauge Alaskans' Views on Legislative Issues

2012-03-20 : Press Release : House Majority Press

A new in-depth poll by Dittman Research & Communications released by the Alaska House Majority Caucus today carries a wealth of data on a number of issues before the legislature, from oil taxes to film incentives, to coastal zone management and education funding. Dittman Corp. ...  Read More »


Rep. Edgmon Testifies in Front of House Finance on His HB 261

2012-03-20 : Photo Image : 4800x2700 : House Transportation Committee

Representative Bryce Edgmon testifies in front of House Finance on his House Bill 261 which seeks to increase Alaskan ownership in Alaskan fisheries by enabling a larger number of state residents to purchase limited entry commercial fishing permits. HB 261 allows loans for entry permits at two percent below the prime rate and increases the maximum loan amount from $100,000 to $200,000. The bill was moved from committee and awaits scheduling for the House Floor. ...
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Rep. Edgmon Testifies in Front of House Finance on His HB 261


Tuesday, March 20, 2012

2012-03-20 : Press Release : The House Majority Morning Minutes

A Summary of News & Events from Alaska's State House for Monday - 03/19/12: H Floor Session: The House passed HB 250, Extending the Renewable Energy Grant Fund, HB 302, Repeal of the Pick-Click-Give Audit Requirement, HB 333, Public Office ...  Read More »


News from Rep. Bob Herron
Operating Budget Passes House

2012-03-20 : Newsletter : Rep. Bob Herron

On March 15th, the House statewide operating and mental health budgets (HB 284 & 285) passed the house. These budgets total $9.49 billion and combined to grow 3.4 percent from last year, mostly due to formula driven programs in education and health care. These state, federal and ...  Read More »


Legislative News from Bill Thomas
Legislation - Budgets - Around the District

2012-03-20 : Newsletter : Rep. Bill Thomas

We have been very pleased with the movement of our veteran legislation. We have high hopes for HB 282 which unanimously passed the House on February 1st. This bill is constructed to help military members transition into the workforce. HB 282 requires state licensing boards to recognize ...  Read More »


District 40 Legislative Newsletter
Paġlaġipsi - Greetings!

2012-03-20 : Newsletter : Rep. Reggie Joule

Last week HB 284, the fiscal year 2012 Operating Budget, passed the House in a 32 to 5 vote on Thursday evening. This budget funds the operations and services of the state's many departments and divisions. It amounts to about $9.5 billion in total funds, including about $6.7 billion ...  Read More »