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Category Archives: Action Announcement
Update: Now that two additional Republican Senators have said they will vote “NO” on the BCRA, we are once again hearing that Trumpcare is dead. But it’s been reanimated several times before, and we can’t count on it staying down. … Continue reading
I just heard that CBJ Mayor Ken Koelsch has tasked the Finance Committee with deciding whether or not to cut the Juneau Public Library’s Outreach budget. The Finance Committee will be meeting to discuss the idea this week. Check out the library’s Youth … Continue reading
Jay Parmley, Executive Director of Alaska Democratic Party, doesn’t often send out an Action Alert, so when he does, my ears perk up.
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
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
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
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
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
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.