Tag Archives: CBJ

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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Municipal ballots won’t tell you candidate party

In roughly three weeks, eligible voters in Juneau will go to the polls to elect three of our neighbors to our Assembly and two to serve on the school board (AKA, the Juneau Board of Education).* If you have already … Continue reading

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Meetings this week (9/11 – 9/17)

The Tongass Democrats have no meetings or events this week. The City and Borough of Juneau has canceled and/or rescheduled all meetings whose ordinary schedules would have resulted in meeting on Monday, September 11th. CBJ meetings this week include the … Continue reading

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Meetings this week (8/7 – 8/13)

This week is the Tongass Democrats’ Year of Kindness event in support of the Front Street Clinic! The City and Borough of Juneau has a lot of meetings this week: from Youth Activities to Mining, there’s a little something for … Continue reading

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Meetings this week (7/31/2017 – 8/6/2017)

The Tongass Democrats will hold our monthly meeting this week, and the City & Borough of Juneau has a regular Assembly meeting, as well as meetings of the Human Resources and Mining Committees. Reminder: If you would like to participate in … Continue reading

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Meetings this week (7/24 – 30/2017)

There are no Tongass Democrats meetings this week; however, the City & Borough of Juneau has meetings of the Planning Commission and the Assembly Task Force on Homelessness. Links to the relevant calendars and additional information sources are included below.

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Meetings this week (6/5 – 6/11)

Summer is here, and so naturally it is time to think about money! The City and Borough of Juneau will vote on our annual budget tomorrow, and the Legislature has less than two weeks to get a budget passed for … Continue reading

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CBJ library outreach budget update

As a local resident of Juneau, I sent an email to the Assembly, asking members to oppose any cuts to the library outreach budget that might be recommended by the Finance Committee. However, the Assembly Finance Committee meeting planned for … Continue reading

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Meetings this week (5/29 – 6/4)

This week the Tongass Democrats have our monthly business meeting on Thursday, and the CBJ Assembly has an important Finance Committee meeting where they will consider the future of the Juneau Public Library’s outreach funds (Action Alert). Meeting locations, dates, and … Continue reading

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