May 25, 2023
Dear Friends and Neighbors:
It has been an honor to serve as your representative for the first session of the 33rd Alaska State Legislature. Some good things are happening.
A Budget Deal is Reached —The final budget is balanced, provides a $1300 PFD, and includes additional funding to support childcare and Head Start programs across the state. These early childhood education additions are a great way to help build Alaska’s economy, improve education outcomes, and support working families. The Senate budget that was eventually adopted didn't have everything in it I would have liked,...