Category Archives: Action Announcement

SIGNAL BOOST: ADP action alert on Trump budget

Jay Parmley, Executive Director of Alaska Democratic Party, doesn’t often send out an Action Alert, so when he does, my ears perk up.

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EXPIRED Action Alert: go to Rep. Parish’s town hall on the budget (updated)

As you all know, this year’s House budget is a multi-bill plan to get Alaska’s balance sheet back into the black while preserving vital services and the PFD. Because the House’s sensible plan involves taxing oil and gas companies appropriately, … Continue reading

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EXPIRED Action Alert: testify for the University, oil/gas tax, and internet privacy

Public testimony is one of our most important tools in getting our opinions and concerns across to our Legislators, and the Alaska State Legislature maintains a page of opportunities for public testimony. Here are 2 published meetings (oil tax and … Continue reading

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EXPIRED ACTION ALERT: testify today on HB 115 budget bill

We are coming down to the wire on the budget, and your testimony is needed before the Labor and Commerce Committee tonight. HB 115, the Education Funding Act, is an important part of the State House plan to stabilize our budget … Continue reading

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EXPIRED Action Alert: state budget at a turning point (updated)

Republicans in Alaska’s Senate have an interesting philosophy for dealing with the wolf at the door: feed him Grandma and the kids, then hope desperately that the price of oil goes up. Actually, I’m just guessing about the hope part; they … Continue reading

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Here’s the headline I hope to see: “Anchorage progressives lead the way”

I saw something the other day that really caught my attention, and not in a good way. Check this out, from the Alaska Dispatch News: Voter turnout is likely to be low in Anchorage’s upcoming local election

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EXPIRED Action Alert: Call Rep. Young today to protect the EPA

When a Republican Congressman calls his bill the HONEST Act, you know you have to watch out! If you are going to protest this one, you have to do it today, because the vote is tomorrow.

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EXPIRED Action Alert: TrumpCare is bigly bad

Republicans have filed bills in both houses of Congress to “replace” ObamaCare with some version of TrumpCare, and through I’m sure you will be shocked to hear it, they’re so bad that Trump doesn’t even want his name on them. I’m … Continue reading

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Four pieces to summarize what’s up with Obamacare this morning (and a link to help you do something about it)

This is just a quick set of links so you can get the skinny on the new Congressional Republican plan for U.S. healthcare.  I grabbed two pieces of mainstream journalism and two opinion pieces to help cut through any media … Continue reading

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Protest pro-tip for tomorrow’s rallies

It was great to see so many people downtown at the Planned Parenthood rally on Wednesday! If you weren’t able to be there, you missed a great event. BUT, you have another chance tomorrow – in fact, you have three … Continue reading

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