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Where things stand in the state

...With that approach, "you don't put power in the hand of a very tiny group of recalcitrant people," he said.House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, said Alaskans want and expect their political leaders to work together. WILL THERE...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-03/where-things-stand-state
Local
House agrees on budget

...layoffs and a partial government shutdown."This is something that didn't come easy on both sides," said House Minority Leader Rep. Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, on the floor.He asked the 39 other members to vote "yes." All but Reps...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-30/house-agrees-budget
State | AK legislature
House offers bill for Perm Fund draw

...as the price of its votes. Negotiations between the two sides have taken place in private since mid-April.House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, said he wasn't surprised by the bill dropping Tuesday because "it's nothing new...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-26/house-offers-bill-perm-fund-draw
State | AK legislature
In Rhode Island, residents gush about paid family leave

...years in the House. It hurts businesses and imposes a tax on many people who never use it, said Newberry, the House minority leader. He thinks the insurance should be privatized.Legislators are considering allowing employees covered by disability...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-26/rhode-island-residents-gush-about-pai
Not For Web
Tuck: Budget deal doesn't seem any closer

JUNEAU - House Minority Leader Chris Tuck says he doesn't believe lawmakers are any closer to a budget deal, with days to go before notices are sent to state...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-26/tuck-budget-deal-doesnt-seem-any-closer
State
DOR: Perm Fund draw wouldn't impact 2015 PFD checks

...Dabbling in the Permanent Fund) does come up as a final conclusion based on how they've been behaving," said House Minority Leader Rep. Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage.He said the items he and House Speaker Rep. Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, have...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-21/dor-perm-fund-draw-wouldnt-impact-2015-
Local
Medicaid expansion killed - for now

...multibillion-dollar budget hole for the coming fiscal year.But, "they don't need our CBR vote to fully fund this budget," House Minority Leader Rep. Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, said. "There are other savings accounts they can go after, but by publicly...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-14/medicaid-expansion-killed-now
State | Local | AK legislature
Who are the Legislature's top earners?

...000 per year before taxes.The top earner of the Democrat-led House minority is Aurora Hauke, who works for House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage. She earns $7,122 per month, or about $85,500 per year before taxes.Partisan...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-07/who-are-legislatures-top-earners
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Worst session ever?

...due. The Republicans pushed back saying we need to honor the tax credit commitments made to these corporations. House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, was quoted in the Alaska Dispatch News as saying: "If they want to honor the tax...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-07/my-turn-worst-session-ever
Opinion
Budget deal in Senate's hands

...state worker layoffs and a government shutdown."This is something that didn't come easy on both sides," said House Minority Leader Rep. Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, on the floor.He asked the 39 other members to vote "yes." All but Reps...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-31/budget-deal-senates-hands
State | AK legislature

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