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Legislative Forum: Rep. Sam Kito III on where we are now

Rep. Sam Kito III joins Tongass Democrats today for a Legislative Forum. Get first hand info on the status of the fiscal plan, income tax, oil taxes, education funding, the PFD and many other critical issues hanging in the balance … Continue reading

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Tongass Democrats Legislative Forum Thursday: Sen. Berta Gardner on “Follow the Money”

Join us this Thursday at the Rockwell at noon for the Legislative Forum! This week, we are honored to have Sen. Minority Leader Berta Gardner (D-Midtown Anchorage) to speak on something that is on everyone’s mind: Follow the Money. Lunch is … Continue reading

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ACLU Citizen Activist Training in Juneau

Seen in the community: Learn how to join the grassroots effort to protect our Constitutional rights at this FREE program presented by ACLU Alaska. Sponsored by Congregation Sukkat Shalom, Juneau People for Peace and Justice, Northern Light United Church, and … Continue reading

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Tongass Democrats Legislative Forum tomorrow: Ivy Spohnholz on healthcare and the ACA

Join us tomorrow (Thursday 3/9) at the Rockwell at noon for our inaugural Legislative Forum! This week, guest speaker Rep. Ivy Spohnholz (D-East Anchorage) will talk about healthcare, healthcare costs, and the Affordable Care Act. Lunch is $15, paid at … Continue reading

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Announcement: new tools added to help you track Congressional votes

I’ve added some important new tools to make it easier to track how our Congresspeople are voting.

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Rally Reminders!

With both of our U.S. Senators and the Alaska State Legislature in town this week, it’s a great opportunity to get maximum effect from public protest – now is the time to be seen! Public protests work, but only if … Continue reading

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Chair’s Corner: It’s Resistance Recess. Act Now!

U.S. Congress is on “State Work Period” recess Feb. 20-24, 2017, aka “Resistance Recess.” All around the country, resistance marches and rallies will take place to stand up against the catastrophic actions being taken by the Trump Administration and Congress.

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Tea Cup Reads: Early Weekend Edition

I’m publishing this week’s most interesting stories early because I’ve got a wedding this weekend. Since it’s my own wedding, you’re on your own until Monday, when a new Chair’s Corner will go up. I included a few extra things to … Continue reading

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The work continues

Today’s short note is a reminder that, even though some really horrible candidates were confirmed in Cabinet-level positions last week, there are still more horrible candidates in line! And, as a special treat: there are also awful bills 🙂 You may … Continue reading

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Chair’s Corner: Why does the ADP matter to me?

In my recent posts, I explained the nuts and bolts of the Alaska Democratic Party (ADP), how we are organized, and how we operate. Here I will try my best to explain why I believe all of those details matter … Continue reading

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