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Monday, March 26, 2012

March 26, 2012 - Weekly Press Availability

2012-03-26 : Audio Clip : 19:34 : Senate Governor Subcommittee

House Majority Leader Alan Austerman is joined by Representatives Wes Keller and Cathy Muñoz during the weekly House Majority Press Availability Monday at the Capitol. ...
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Rep. Keller Talks About His HJR 16 - Constitutional Amendment - Education Funding

2012-03-26 : Video Clip : 01:48 : Senate Education & Early Development Subcommittee

House Health and Social Services Chair Wes Keller talks about his constitutional amendment for school funding during his opening remarks at Monday's House Majority Press Availability. ...
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Rep. Muñoz Explains HB 264 Which Allows Municipalities to Defer Property Tax Increases on Land Development

2012-03-26 : Video Clip : 01:10 : Senate Fish & Game Subcommittee

Community and Regional Affairs Chair Cathy Muñoz explains her HB 264 which passed the House Monday under reconsideration. HB 264 gives municipalities the option and flexibility to defer property tax increases on land development as an incentive for expanding housing and economic opportunities. ...
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Rep. Austerman Updates Reporters on the Process the Coastal Management Measure is Undergoing

2012-03-26 : Video Clip : 00:20 : Senate Governor Subcommittee

House Majority Leader Alan Austerman explains the process that the Alaska Coastal Management bill is undergoing during the House Majority Caucus Press Availability Monday at the Capitol. ...
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Rep. Muñoz Briefly Explains the Economic Viability of an In-State Gasline and Talks about HB 9

2012-03-26 : Video Clip : 00:54 : Senate Fish & Game Subcommittee

Representative Cathy Muñoz briefly explains the economic viability of an in-state gasline and talks about House Bill 9 during the weekly House Majority Caucus Press Availability Monday at the Capitol. ...
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Rep. Austerman Explains the Negative Impacts of the Gov's Motor Fuel Tax Measure

2012-03-26 : Video Clip : 00:35 : Senate Governor Subcommittee

House Majority Leader Alan Austerman explains the negative impacts of the Governor's HB 102 which would suspend the motor fuel tax during the weekly House Majority Caucus Press Availability Monday at the Capitol. ...
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House OKs Incentives to Increase Medical Providers in Alaska
HB 78 Creates Loan Repayment & Incentive Program

2012-03-26 : Press Release : Rep. Bob Herron

The Alaska House of Representatives today unanimously passed a bill increasing Alaskan's access to basic health care. House Bill 78, by Representative Bob Herron, creates the Alaska Health Care Professionals Loan Repayment & Incentive Program to attract new graduates or mid-career ...  Read More »


Rep. Keller Talks About His HJR 16

2012-03-26 : Photo Image : 4800x2700 : Senate Education & Early Development Subcommittee

Representative Wes Keller talks about his House Joint Resolution 16 during the weekly House Majority Press Availability Monday in the Speaker’s Chambers. Read more about the school choice constitutional amendment at http://housemajority.org/spon.php?id=27hjr16. ...
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Rep. Keller Talks About His HJR 16


House Asks Congress to Delist Wood Bison
HJR 32 Urges Removal of Wood Bison from Protection Under the Endangered Species Act

2012-03-26 : Press Release : Rep. Alan Dick

The Alaska State House of Representatives today unanimously passed a resolution urging more state control of state lands. House Joint Resolution 32, introduced by Representative Alan Dick, would urge the United States Congress to exempt Wood Bison from protection under the Endangered ...  Read More »


House Passes Bill to Help Spur Housing Development
HB 264 Would Give Cities the Option to Allow a Five-Year Tax Deferral for Subdividing Property

2012-03-26 : Press Release : Rep. Cathy Munoz

The Alaska House passed a bill today to give municipalities the option and flexibility to defer property tax increases on land development as an incentive for expanding housing and economic opportunities. House Bill 264, by Juneau Representative Cathy Muñoz, would allow ...  Read More »


Colleagues Share a Note with Rep. Gatto

2012-03-26 : Photo Image : 4800x2700 : Committee

Colleagues take a moment during a break from Monday’s House Floor Session to share a note with Representative Carl Gatto, who is temporarily away from the Capitol receiving medical treatment. Pictured, from left, are Reps. Mia Costello, Anna Fairclough, Alan Austerman, Reggie Joule, Bob Lynn, Lance Pruitt, Beth Kerttula, Tammie Wilson, and Berta Gardner. ...
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Colleagues Share a Note with Rep. Gatto


Tuesday, March 27, 2012

2012-03-26 : Press Release : The House Majority Morning Minutes

A Summary of News & Events from Alaska's State House for Monday - 03/26/12: H Floor Session: The House passed HB 78, Incentives for Certain Medical Providers, HB 264, Municipal Property Tax Deferral: Subdivisions, HB 340, Petersville Recreational ...  Read More »


Peggy's Corner of the House - Week 10 of 2012

2012-03-26 : Audio Clip : 04:02 : ASC Subcommittee on Homeland Security

Hello again from Juneau. By the time you read this report we’ll be entering the last 22 days of the session, during which we will be focusing on passage of the bills that we really feel are the most important. The House has passed the Operating Budget, which is our only constitutional duty. Now we’re waiting for the Senate to share the Capital Budget with us, so that we can carefully review and hopefully add to it before adjournment. ...
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From the Desk of Rep. Paul Seaton
Issue 124

2012-03-26 : Newsletter : Rep. Paul Seaton

Greetings from Juneau with only 19 days left in the regular session! Spring has come to the capitol and crocus are poking out. Saturday I competed in the annual Legislative Shoot sponsored by the Correction Officers Association, which is composed of archery, 40-caliber pistol, 22 ...  Read More »