Monthly Archives: February 2010

Alaska Celebrates Marmot Day!

Rep. Beth Kerttula and Sen. Menard pose with Matt and Sue, the office marmots. Both legislators are eagerly awaiting the historic first Alaska Marmot Day.

Alaskans and their young state will officially celebrate the newest tradition to be established in the Last Frontier February 2nd. Alaska Marmot Day pays homage to our very own marmot, an iconic creature that populates so many regions of Alaska.

[Excerpted from Senator Menard's newsletter]

YRBS Action Alert: SB101 Hearing Tuesday, February 2nd, 3PM

SB 101, Student Questionnaires and Surveys (sponsor Senator_Bettye_Davis@legis.state.ak.us) is scheduled for a hearing in the House Health and Social Services Committee on Tuesday, February 2nd. This bill allows for passive parental consent for students taking the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS.)

ACTION NEEDED:

PLEASE Contact House H&SS Committee members before the 3 p.m. hearing on Tuesday. Testify in favor of the bill from you local Legislative Information Office at the hearing on Tuesday. To find your office: http://w3.legis.state.ak.us/misc/lios.php Read the rest of this entry

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