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Untold reality of state's minimum wage debate

...nothing binding about them."Republicans are willing to do whatever it takes to get this off the ballot," said Rep. Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage and the House minority leader.The claims of political motivations go both ways, however."It's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/untold-reality-states-minimum-wage-deba
State | AK legislature
House speaker pushes for minimum wage bill

...attempt to subvert a vote on the pending initiative before Alaskans as an anti-worker action."House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, who works as a union business representative, said he believes it is best that Alaskans get to vote...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-11/house-speaker-pushes-minimum-wage-bill
State | AK legislature
Photos: Legislative shoot

House minority leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, tracks a clay pigeon during the trap shooting part of the 17th annual Legislative Shoot at the Juneau Gun Club on Saturday.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-23/photos-legislative-shoot
State | AK legislature
Legislature confirms 4 state commissioners

...Department of Natural Resources.The vote on Balash's confirmation was 57-2. Democratic Reps. Scott Kawasaki and Chris Tuck were the lone members to vote against Balash's confirmation.Rep. David Guttenberg said Balash has an impressive...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-18/legislature-confirms-4-state-commission
State | AK legislature
Legislative digest for Sunday, April 13, 2014

...House for further consideration.The Alaska state House of Representatives on Friday passed House Democratic Leader Chris Tuck's bill to allow craft distillers in Alaska to promote their product in much the same way Alaska's microbreweries...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-14/legislative-digest-sunday-april-13-2014
State | AK legislature
At 81, Rep. Bob Lynn is Alaska's oldest lawmaker

...Anchorage says it is Lynn's life experiences and sharp wit that has made him valuable to the Legislature.Minority Leader Chris Tuck of Anchorage agreed."Bob is the grandpa of the legislature and with that he has a unique angle on resolutions...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-31/81-rep-bob-lynn-alaskas-oldest-lawmaker
State | AK legislature
Alaska House approves $9.1 billion operating budget, rejects Democratic amendments

...executives.All failed in the Republican-majority House."Our focus is always on jobs and education," Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, said. "These amendments target proven, cost-effective ways to improve public education at all...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-14/alaska-house-approves-91-billion-operat
State | AK legislature
Legislators worry that bill could create more school districts

...boundaries of a distant district such as Anchorage since Fairbanks students would be bused to it.House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, testified on ways that he believed would strengthen charter schools, including converting neighborhood...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-06/legislators-worry-bill-could-create-mor
State | AK legislature
Meeting of the minds is head-on collision

...school districts to plan budget cuts, then restore programs once the Legislature adds money.House Minority Leader Rep. Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, said predictable increases like boosting the BSA are preferred by school districts."As soon as we...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-21/meeting-minds-head-collision
State | AK legislature
Bill on electronic notices pulled from floor

...legislation, especially when it's a financial outcome, not to place that on the record," he said.House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, told reporters Tuesday the proposal would be turning "public notices into public search."He said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-19/bill-electronic-notices-pulled-floor
State | AK legislature

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