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...notices are sent to state workers warning of possible layoffs.Tuck and House Speaker Mike Chenault have been talking in a bid to put...
House offers bill for Perm Fund draw in private since mid-April.House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, said he wasn't surprised by the bill dropping...potential layoffs June 1 if a budget deal is not forged by then.Tuck said he'd like to take Walker up on an original offer to mediate...
State | AK legislature
DOR: Perm Fund draw wouldn't impact 2015 PFD checks

...said House Minority Leader Rep. Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage.He said the items he...reason to put the dividend at risk," Tuck said. "There's no need to go out of...Josephson said. "Since we were in Juneau, (Tuck) has never come to the caucus and said...
Empire Editorial: Time for a legislative remodel

...2005-2009Charisse Millett (R), 2009-PresentNeal Foster (D), 2009-PresentCathy Munoz (R), 2009-PresentChris Tuck (D), 2009-PresentTammie Wilson (R), 2009-PresentLance Pruitt (R), 2011-Present Dan Saddler (R), 2011-PresentSteve...
Senate Finance: We can't work until the House reaches agreement

...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," she said. "We hope to...
State | AK legislature
Orange crush: Winner of Alaska pumpkin weigh-in enjoys art of growing giant gourds

KENAI - J.D. Megchelsen tucks in his giant pumpkin between 8:30 and 9 most evenings.Using a beige blanket, he covers the bulbous, pale mass to conserve...
Egan: 'Nothing is going to happen Friday'

...Chenault, R-Nikiski, and House Minority Leader Rep. Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, met Wednesday to continue inching toward an...private on the issue since mid-April.Neither Chenault nor Tuck were reachable by phone Wednesday.The Legislature passed a...
State | Local | AK legislature
Gov. threatens layoffs without budget deal

...negotiations are continuing between his caucus leader, Rep. Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, and House Speaker Rep. Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski...shutdown and have been working daily to prevent a shutdown," Tuck said in the release. "This current impasse is due to the majorities...
Medicaid expansion killed - for now

...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 those types of announcements...
State | Local | AK legislature
House Minority advocates for more hours of public testimony

Reps. Sam Kito, D-Juneau, and Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, spoke on the House floor Monday about their perceived need for more flexibility when it comes to this week's...
State | AK legislature


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