Les Gara Alaska Rep. Les Gara speaks about homelessness among foster youth By Thea Card • Dec 10, 2014 20 percent of Alaska's foster youth were homeless in 2013, 24 percent ended up in the criminal system. Alaska Lawmakers French, Wielechowski and Gara Propose Yet Another Change to Oil Taxes By Mike Mason • Feb 24, 2014 Alaska Senate Minority 3 prominent Democrats in the Alaska Legislature have put forward some proposed changes to the oil tax structure in Alaska. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details. House and Senate Democrats Have an Education Reform Plan By Mike Mason • Feb 20, 2014 Several Democrats in the Alaska Legislature have put forward their own plan to reform the public education system in Alaska. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details. The Leadership of the House Minority Caucus Discusses the Session By Mike Mason • Jan 28, 2014 The small Democratic Minority Caucus in the Alaska House outlined their position on a number of issues on Tuesday. KDLG’s Mike Mason listened in and filed this report. Governor Proposes Education Reform Legislation By Mike Mason • Jan 28, 2014 Alaska Governor Sean Parnell has proposed an increase to education funding in exchange for reform to the public education system in Alaska. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story. Bill Pre-Filed to Create a Living Will Depository in Alaska By Mike Mason • Jan 14, 2014 A couple of lawmakers from Anchorage have pre-filed a bill intended to protect the privacy of patients who are non-responsive and on life support. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.