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Tongass Dem’s Summer Events

Because the 4th of July holiday falls on our regular meeting day, we have canceled our monthly meeting in July. Please join us for our next regular meeting on Thursday, August 1st at 5:15 p.m. at the IBEW Hall, 813 … Continue reading

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Testify Tuesday Against Draconian Price Increases for Pioneer Homes!

Please consider testifying on Tuesday against substantial rate increases for our Pioneers Homes proposed by Republican Governor Dunleavy. The Dunleavy administration can raise rates through the regulation process and does not need legislative approval. The director of the division of … Continue reading

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Join the Protest–Stop the Bans National Day of Action

A demonstration will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, May 21st, at noon at the courtyard in front of the Dimond Courthouse, to protest abortion ban legislation that has been introduced in 15 states. This is a national day of action and … Continue reading

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Save the Date: May 2nd, An Evening with Former Rep. Les Gara

In lieu of the Tongass Democrats’ regular monthly meeting, we will be holding an evening with former Rep. Les Gara (D-Anchorage). Rep. Gara served in the Alaska Legislature from 2002 until 2018, and was a great champion of children, most … Continue reading

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Committee Schedules and More!

Here is your committee schedule for this week: https://w3.akleg.gov/index.php?tab2=type%3DAll%26com%3D%26startDate%3D4%2F16%2F2019%26endDate%3D04%2F20%2F2019%26chamber%3D#tab2 OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: CLEAN UP DAY: This coming Saturday, April 20th, is Litter Free Clean Up Day in Juneau. The Tongass Democrats will meet at 10 a.m. at the Department … Continue reading

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Tongass Dem News and Legislative Updates!

AT OUR RECENT Tongass Democrats’ meeting it was announced that the Alaska Young Democrats will hold their first ever YD Convention on May 11th in Fairbanks. Here’s some information from the YD’s Facebook page: “Alaska Young Democrats (AKYD) is excited … Continue reading

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We Know You Wait Until the Last Minute

OK, Juneau folks! We know this is a “last minute” town, but the Bartlett-Gruening dinner is this coming Wednesday, April 3rd (Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, cocktails at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m.). You know you don’t want to miss this … Continue reading

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Legislative Hearing Schedule

http://w3.akleg.gov/index.php#tab2 Attached find a link to the Alaska Legislature’s hearing schedule. Please note that today’s meetings include a State Affairs hearing to consider increasing rates at state Pioneers Homes. That happens at 3 p.m. in room 120 of the Capitol. … Continue reading

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Bartlett-Gruening Dinner Tickets

The Tongass Democrat’s Bartlett-Gruening dinner is being held Wednesday, April 3rd. That’s next week! Are you serious about electing Democrats? Do you want to change Alaska and prevent the election of right-wing, radical, Koch-funded political operatives who want to destroy … Continue reading

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Bartlett-Gruening Dinner Update

The Tongass Democrats’ annual Bartlett-Gruening Dinner is scheduled for Wednesday, April 3rd at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall. Cocktails at 6 p .m., dinner at 7 p.m. To reserve a seat ($125 general/$60 young Democrats) or an entire table of eight, email … Continue reading

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