Category Archives: Juneau

Meetings this week (11/13 – 11/19)

The Tongass Democrats have no meetings scheduled this week. The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly has no meetings scheduled for the week. The Board of Education and the Juneau Commission on Sustainability have meetings this week. If you or … 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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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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Meetings this week (10/23 – 10/29)

The Tongass Democrats have a meeting of the Website Committee this week. The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly has a number of meetings including: Committee of the Whole, Public Works and Facilities Committee, Lands Committee, Planning Commission, and Public … Continue reading

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Opinion: A newcomer’s perspective on Juneau’s election

This month’s election prompted one new Juneauite to consider the differences between his new community and his old one. Thanks for sharing your thoughts, Paul! – Mary As a newcomer to Juneau it’s hard for me to say what is … Continue reading

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Meetings this week (10/16 – 10/22)

The Tongass Democrats have no business or committee meetings this week. The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly has a regular meeting and the Board of Education has a regular meeting. Links to the relevant calendars and additional information sources … Continue reading

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Tongass Democrats: Our Vision for Juneau

Politics is about values, and with that in mind, I would like to highlight the brand new Tongass Democrats local platform. This document, which is in harmony with the state party’s platform, explains what we believe to be the building … Continue reading

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Municipal election resources

The surest way to be represented in the local community is to cast your own vote! While we of the Tongass Democrats prefer candidates who hold progressive values, what is most important that those elected represent the true will of … Continue reading

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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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