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House Dems talk Native voting, languages

A bill sponsored by House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, aims to improve voter turnout - especially rural Alaska Native voter turnout, he said during a talk...
State | AK legislature
House minority caucus rebrands itself

...or-TEHZ) of Ketchikan, who is not affiliated with a political party.During a news conference Tuesday, House minority leader Chris Tuck drew comparisons between the caucus and administration of Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: 29th Alaska Legislature has new faces in new positions after election

...and lieutenant governor before dropping off the ballot altogether, and Rep. Chris Tuck will continue service as House Minority Leader, a role he began when Beth Kerttula left Alaska.Over the past two years, the Alaska Legislature has been very...
Untold reality of state's minimum wage debate

...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 clear that there is a dual purpose to this...
State | AK legislature
House speaker pushes for minimum wage bill

...legislative 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...
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.
State | AK legislature
Legislators worry that bill could create more school districts within the 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...
State | AK legislature
Meeting of the minds is head-on collision

...session. That forces 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...
State | AK legislature
Bill on electronic notices pulled from floor

...outcome of 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...
State | AK legislature
Kudos to Kerttula

...Alaska Native perspective in the matters that came before her. She became part of our circle of family."Former House Minority Leader Ethan Berkowitz: "Beth contributed a passion and an intellect to the legislature that is rarely seen, and she...


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