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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
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...
Kerttula accepts Stanford fellowship

...The Juneau Democrat and House Minority leader made the announcement on the...since 1998 and has been the House Minority leader since 2006. Her resignation...Alaskans this session."-New House Minority Leader Rep. Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage...
State | Local
Revenue forecast met with mixed reactions

...and the referendum vote that would repeal the new tax law is looming in August 2014," the statement continued.House Minority Leader Beth Kerttula said the increase in spending that is not fully disclosed is leading to decreased revenue for the...
State | Local
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
House Democrats confirm Sam Kito III

House minority leader Chris Tuck, flanked by most of the House of Representatives Democrats, announced Monday the confirmation of Sam Kito III to fill...
State | Local | AK legislature


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