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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. Tammie...
State | AK legislature
House offers bill for Perm Fund draw

...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...
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...
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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...
First special session concludes

...m. in Anchorage's new legislative information office. Sen. Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage, acting as the minority leader, stood right away and called for an adjournment. He asked that the Senate come back to order in Juneau later this...
State | Local | AK legislature
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...
Senate Finance: We can't work until the House reaches agreement

...Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, said via text message Friday afternoon that House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, and Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, were to meet that night."We will know in the morning... where things stand...
State | AK legislature
Egan: 'Nothing is going to happen Friday'

...Highway System in order to agree to vote for CBR access.House Speaker Rep. Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, and House Minority Leader Rep. Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, met Wednesday to continue inching toward an agreement, said Munoz and House Majority...
State | Local | AK legislature
Medicaid expansion killed - for now

...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 making...
State | Local | AK legislature
Legislature approves all of Walker's commissioners in marathon joint session

...Walker's 89 appointees, confirming their spots at the helm of state departments and boards and commissions.House Minority Leader Rep. Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, was excused. His partner had just given birth to a baby girl in Anchorage that...
State | AK legislature


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