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Justin Parish Fundraiser this week!

One of our favorite bearded legislators is having a fundraiser hosted by none other than the Chair of the Tongass Democrats, Nancy Courtney! Awesome cohosts include Bruce Botelho, Willie Anderson, Edric Carillo, Brenda Knapp, and Pat Roach. As we all … Continue reading

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Alaska Democratic Party Code of Conduct

Today’s post is to inform you of a major step recently taken by the Alaska Democratic Party (ADP) to institutionalize an important ethical commitment. The Party has adopted an enforceable Code of Conduct that, I feel, takes us miles ahead in … Continue reading

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Chair’s Corner: Building Momentum

In a past Chair’s Corner, I expressed my personal frustration that since the 2016 election, I have had a hard time rebooting my energy to keep leading the charge to fight for what is right. The 330+ days of the … Continue reading

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December meeting and post-meeting social tonight

The December meeting of the Tongass Democrats will be held tonight. This is another way that we as a party do our portion of the work of democracy, so I hope you can make it. Since it is our last … Continue reading

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Meetings this week (11/06 – 11/12)

The Tongass Democrats have no meetings scheduled this week. The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly has a number of meetings including: Human Resources, Public Safety, Parks & Rec, Finance, and Mining Committees. If you or someone you know gets … Continue reading

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November business meeting – now with 100% more library!

Tongass Democrats will have our monthly meeting tomorrow, but it’s not at the usual place. Hope you can make it to the downtown public library! The City and Borough of Juneau has no committee or Assembly meetings on their calendar … Continue reading

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Chair’s Corner: Finding the DNC’s message

I’m a political junkie, plain and simple. I read and watch far too much political insight and analysis. Some of it is actually useful information I should know about, such as how much the Russians interfered in our 2016 national … Continue reading

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Opinion: More Democrats should volunteer for CBJ boards

Keeping our community operating smoothly requires many people working together. Naturally, a lot of these people are paid employees, but a surprisingly large number of our fellow citizens volunteer their time to help keep things running. From our hospital to … Continue reading

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Chair’s Corner: What now for the ACA?

I have been remiss in not posting regularly. My apologies for my silence; there certainly has been a lot going on in our world which we should all be actively talking about. First, I must express my most sincere condolences … Continue reading

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5 questions with … Rep. Justin Parish

Now that the legislative session has – finally! – ended, TongassDemocrats.com asked our Southeast delegation how things went.  This week, we share the responses we received from Rep. Justin Parish (D – District 34). If you would like more information about … Continue reading

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