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The Alaska House of Representatives is the lower house in the Alaska Legislature of the U.S. state of Alaska. The lower house has 40 members. The upper house is the Alaska Senate which is composed of 20 members. The Alaska Legislature is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Alaska. ... A state of the United States (a U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Largest city Juneau Anchorage Area  Ranked 1st  - Total 663,267 sq mi  (1,717,854 km²)  - Width 808 miles (1,300 km)  - Length 1,479 miles (2,380 km)  - % water 13. ... The Alaska State Senate is the upper house in the Alaska State Legislature of the U.S. state of Alaska. ...


The Alaska Legislature meets in the state capital of Juneau, Alaska. Juneau redirects here. ...


Make-up of Alaska House of Representives

Affiliation Members
  Republican Party 26
  Democratic Party 14
 Total
40
 Government Majority
12

The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ...

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The current session of the 24th Alaska State Legislature began on January 9, 2006. ... The legislature of Alaska has had 24 sessions since statehood in 1959. ...

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Alaska's legislature is a bicameral legislature comprising the 40-member Alaska House of Representatives and the 20-member Alaska Senate.
The Alaska Legislature makes up the legislative branch of Alaska government, and is responsible for the enactment of laws and the appropriation of monies necessary to finance the operations of state government.
On behalf of the Alaska State Legislature, the division conducts financial and performance audits of Alaska state agencies and grantees for the purpose of evaluating the administration of state programs and ensuring that agencies are held accountable to the laws enacted by the legislature.
Alaska House of Representatives - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (99 words)
The Alaska House of Representatives is the lower house in the Alaska State Legislature of the U.S. state of Alaska.
The upper house is the Alaska State Senate which is composed of 20 members.
The Alaska Legislature meets in the state capital of Juneau, Alaska.
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