Kerttula to respond after State of the State Wed. night

The leaders of the Democratic minority for both houses of the incoming 28th Alaska State Legislature will respond Wednesday night to Republican Gov. Sean Parnell’s State of the State address.

House Minority Leader Beth Kerttula, D-Juneau, and Sen. Johnny Ellis, D-Anchorage, who is the incoming Senate minority leader, will give the Democratic caucuses’ response to Parnell’s State of the State speech immediately after it concludes.

Parnell’s speech is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. in the House Chambers of the Alaska State Capitol.

The Democrats’ response will be given in the Fahrenkamp Committee Room, located on the second floor of the Capitol.


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