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another serious ACA repeal attempt under way

Last summer, I wrote about the Senate’s ACA-busting Better Care Reconciliation Act: “Remember: Republicans cannot give up on this, they can only hope to wear us down.” Well, they are at it again with the Cassidy-Graham bill, and it is … Continue reading

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Meetings this week (8/21 – 8/27)

The Tongass Democrats invite you to participate in two events this week, and the City and Borough of Juneau has three meetings. Read on for dates, times, and locations.

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UPDATED: Trumpcare zombie still dangerous

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

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thanks, Don: helping Alaskans die preventable deaths edition

Last week, Rep. Don Young and his Republican colleagues voted for the American Health Care Act, which will free many of us from the terrible burden of finally being able to afford health insurance. They had a party, and I … Continue reading

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Your Difference: finding your voice

There are a lot of pressures right now to make phone calls to our leaders, both in the Alaska State Legislature and in the U.S. Congress. If you are making those calls – thank you! And, keep it up! Today’s … Continue reading

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Teacup Reads: happiness portfolio edition

Every week, I bring you a few of the most interesting pieces of political writing from around the internet to enjoy over a cup of tea on your Sunday morning. Read on for news about how Session is developing (less than a month … Continue reading

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