Category Archives: Juneau

Meetings 5/22/17-5/28/17

There are three City and Borough of Juneau meetings this week: Committee of the Whole, Public Works & Facilities, and Planning Commission. The Lands Committee and Finance Committee meetings have been canceled. Details below the fold. 

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Meetings in the week of May 7, 2017

There are no Tongass Democrats meetings this week, but Tuesday is shaping up to be a very busy day, with two public testimony opportunities at the Legislature, an important Town Hall on the budget by Rep. Parish (see the Action … Continue reading

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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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Chair’s Corner: the ADP and where candidates come from

The Tongass Democrats had the great fortune of hosting a reception last week in Juneau for the Alaska Democratic Party’s new Executive Director, Jay Parmley. Although I was traveling and unable to attend, by all accounts, it was a great … Continue reading

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Meetings this week (new feature: Legislature public testimony schedule)

Lots going on this week: Tongass Democrats have our monthly business meeting this Thursday, and the CBJ Assembly calendar shows meetings of three of the big committees (Public Works and Facilities, Lands, and Finance), as well as a Committee of the … 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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Join us at this evening’s reception

Tongass Democrats is hosting a reception this evening introducing Jay Parmley, the new Executive Director of the Alaska Democratic Party. Read his post to find out more. Location: 730 Gold Street, Juneau Time: 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM Dinner and beverages … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Jay Parmley, coming to town!

by JAY PARMLEY – Hey there, Tongass Dems! As you might already know, I’ll be heading down to the Capital City on Thursday for an event at Kim Metcalfe’s house. I’ve been looking forward to this event for a while, as … Continue reading

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Reminder: CBJ Assembly meeting on the budget tonight

Our greatest influence as citizens is at the local level. As I said on Sunday, this is a busy week, and one of the most important things happening is tonight’s special Assembly meeting on the budget at 5:00 PM at the … Continue reading

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Meetings this week (and site maintenance)

We have a big week coming up! The Tongass Democrats have committee meetings and a reception, and the City and Borough of Juneau has three meetings on their calendar, including interviews with Airport Board applicants and a special meeting on … Continue reading

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