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House Republicans Firmly Against Mismanagement of Alaskans' Time

Knowing that Alaskans have asked the Legislature to concentrate on the budget and the state's fiscal future, House Republicans could not support this unrestricted use of time and money.

Alaskans Shielded From Harmful Income Tax With Latest Vote

House Republican “No” votes are strengthened today by Senators who also stand against an economically-damaging income tax. HB115 failed to pass the Senate in a 15-4 vote.

Dangerous Precedent Set With Censure

House Republicans continue to condemn the offensive comments made by Representative David Eastman to a media outlet last week. Never in the history of the Alaska House of Representatives has there been censure of a member.

House Republican Caucus Statement on Comments by Rep. Eastman

Alaska House Republicans issue a statement on the comments made this week by Rep. David Eastman.

House Republicans Push Back Against Taxation Agenda

House Republicans listened to several tax models during a House Finance Committee meeting that would cripple the state’s economy by unfairly pinching the pockets of hardworking Alaskans.

Statements on Reversal of Arctic Leasing Ban

Republican House Resource Members cheer the renewed opportunity for Alaska’s Arctic development following an executive order by President Donald Trump.

Fighting Alaska Hunger Gains Bipartisan Support

Alaska lawmakers move a bill that will help fill the stomachs of hungry Alas‚Äčkans across the state while also reducing unnecessary food waste.

House Majority Forces Unnecessary "Tax Working Alaskans Act"

House Republicans stood resolutely against an income tax, while the House Democrat-led Majority voted to take over $680 million from Alaskans by passing House Bill 115.

Agreement Between Alaska Railroad Corp and ROW Homeowners

Representative Chuck Kopp facilitates an agreement between the Alaska Railroad Corporation and Right-Of-Way adjacent homeowners.

Protecting Investments While Remaining Trustor Leader

Representative DeLena Johnson introduces a bill that will take Alaska back to the top of the National Rankings of trust managing jurisdictions.

Statements On The Passing Of Superman

Representatives Mike Chenault and Charisse Millett expresses their dearest condolences for the Fauske family following the passing of Dan Fauske.

New Ways to Fight Opioid Addiction Closer to Law

HB24 passes the Senate unanimously. It will provide law enforcement with new means to end the dealing and abuse of two drugs in Alaska.

After Series of Deadly Crashes Critical Road Project Restarted

After a series of deadly crashes the KGB Rd. safety upgrades project is restarted. Valley House Republicans are celebrating the news.

House Democrats' Income Tax "Leaves No Dollar Untouched"

House Bill 115 is how the Democrat-led Majority plans to dip into the pockets of Alaskans to pay for state government. There's time for Alaskans to let legislators know why they oppose an income tax.

Providing Alaskans with More Oral Testimony Opportunities

Representative David Talerico has introduced a bill allowing oral testimony at a person’s request which is currently not required under the Alaska Administrative Policy Procedure.

Long-Term Fiscal Plan to Protect Economy & Preserve PFD's

After listening to the conc‚Äčerns from Alaskans, House Republicans offer a comprehensive fiscal plan with no income tax and no Permanent Fund Dividend cap.

Increasing Involvement and Access to Legislative Session

Representatives Colleen Sullivan-Leonard and George Rauscher have introduced a bill to move the legislative session onto the road system which will give more Alaskan's access to state government.

Republicans Strongly Oppose Budget Passed Through House

House Republicans strongly opposed an operating budget from House Democrats, and those aligned with them, that ultimately hurts Alaskans by growing government, lowering value in the permanent fund and relying on an income tax not in place.

Increasing Food Donations and Lowering Food Waste

Alaska could easily reduce the amount of food waste while increasing the amount of food donated to food banks and charitable organizations through a bill Rep. David Talerico.

Permanent Fund Dividend Land Sale

Representative David Talerico introduces a bill to create a fair and equitable way for the State to offer quality land to Alaskans in exchange for their PFD.

Bill Hurting Alaska’s Oil and Gas Industry Moves to House Finance

House Republicans oppose the oil and gas tax bill introduced by House Resources Democratic Co-Chairs.

Protect Privacy and Safety By Repealing Real ID

A joint resolution urging our D.C. lawmakers to repeal the Real ID act of 2005 that has created an unfunded mandate and uncertainty for Alaskans.

Discovery of New North Slope Oil Highlights System Working

Alaska House Republicans applaud the historic discovery of oil on Alaska’s North Slope just and look forward to defending the current oil and gas tax system which helps make finds like this possible.

Public Safety & SB91 Town Hall in Mat-Su

Bring suggestions and concerns about public safety and SB91 to a three hour town hall at the Menard Sports Center Saturday March 4.

Budget Testimony Request From Anchorage, Interior and More

Alaskans who live in Anchorage, parts of the interior and places without a local Legislative Information Office have a small window to share their opposition on the budget proposal from House Majority Coalition.

Protect Permanent Fund and Avoid Income Tax

Alaskan's can protect their permanent fund and avoid an income tax by testifying. The proposed plan would have massive impacts but the window to provide public testimony is small.

Wilson Demands Immediate Action from Governor on OCS

Representative Tammie Wilson demands the Governor take action on the broken system at the Office of Children Services.

Millett thanks Governor for opioid epidemic action

Rep. Charisse Millett thanks Governor Bill Walker for his action on declaring Alaska's opioid epidemic a state disaster.

Creating better communication between law enforcement and disabled

A bill aimed at creating better communication between law enforcement and people with non-apparent disabilities.

Focus on Budget: Stop frivolous bills

Rep. DeLena Johnson asks fellow lawmakers to focus on budget and stop hearing frivolous bills.

Strengthening Alaska's Constitutional Spending Limit

Rep. Cathy Tilton introduces HJR 7 which proposes changes to existing language in Alaska’s constitution limiting annual spending. The Current provision has been ineffective.

Public testimony request on Office of Children's Services

Representative Tammie Wilson today announced statewide public testimony opportunities for Alaskans not satisfied with the current state of the Office of Children’s Services.

New Press Secretary

The Alaska House Republicans today announced that Mallory Walser will assume the role of press secretary for the caucus. She will begin a few days prior to the start of the 30th Legislative Session.

House Republicans new leadership

The new 18-member House Republican Caucus today released its organization, and stands ready to work with the incoming House Majority, Alaska Senate and Governor’s Administration.
House Republican's Press Office

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Mallory.Walser@akleg.gov

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