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11.25.2014

Claman Elected to Alaska State House of Representatives

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Lane Powell Counsel to the Firm Matt Claman has been elected to the Alaska State House of Representatives to represent West Anchorage. He will serve a two-year term. The Alaska Senate has 20 senators and the Alaska House has 40 representatives. The legislature meets in the winter/spring for a 90-day session. With Claman’ s victory, the Democratic minority will double its representation in house standing committees where bills are considered before they reach the floor. Claman received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Texas Law School and his B.A. from Colorado College.