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Opinion: Local elections make a difference in your life

In 2016, Juneau voters made decisions about marijuana laws and a 3% local tax. Well, actually, 1 out of every 3 Juneau voters made that decision, because only 33.5% of us voted. I’d like to see that change.

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Meetings this week (9/18 – 9/24)

The Tongass Democrats have no meetings or events this week. The City and Borough of Juneau meetings this week include the regular Assembly meeting and Manager’s Report, and the Public Safety Task Force. The Lands Committee meeting and Committee of … Continue reading

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another serious ACA repeal attempt under way

Last summer, I wrote about the Senate’s ACA-busting Better Care Reconciliation Act: “Remember: Republicans cannot give up on this, they can only hope to wear us down.” Well, they are at it again with the Cassidy-Graham bill, and it is … Continue reading

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Municipal ballots won’t tell you candidate party

In roughly three weeks, eligible voters in Juneau will go to the polls to elect three of our neighbors to our Assembly and two to serve on the school board (AKA, the Juneau Board of Education).* If you have already … Continue reading

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Meetings this week (9/11 – 9/17)

The Tongass Democrats have no meetings or events this week. The City and Borough of Juneau has canceled and/or rescheduled all meetings whose ordinary schedules would have resulted in meeting on Monday, September 11th. CBJ meetings this week include the … Continue reading

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Monthly meeting reminder: September 7th

Don’t forget that the September meeting of the Tongass Democrats will be held tomorrow. This is how we as a party do our portion of the work of democracy, so I hope you can make it. When: 5:15 pm Thursday … Continue reading

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Meetings this week (9/5 – 9/10)

The Tongass Democrats will hold our monthly meeting this week, so if you are a Democrat interested in doing some of the work of democracy, click to get the details. In addition, the City and Borough of Juneau has three … Continue reading

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annual Democratic picnic a delicious success!

Last Sunday, the Tongass Democrats’ held our Annual Family Picnic at Sandy Beach, and a grand time was had by all! Thanks to everyone who volunteered, set up and clean up was fun and fast – Thanks to everyone who … Continue reading

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Front Street Clinic giving continues

Just a quick photo of the 7 boxes of supplies that have arrived this week, plus the additional tote of donations from the Democratic Annual Family Picnic last Sunday!

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Chair’s Corner: During tough times, let’s remember the positive

With all the negativity happening around our country and the world, I thought it would be refreshing to remind ourselves that good things are happening too. Here’s just a sample of some good stuff the Tongass Democrats have been doing.

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