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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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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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Meetings this week (9/25 – 10/1)

The Tongass Democrats have one committee meeting next Sunday, and the City and Borough of Juneau has two meetings this week. Reminder: CBJ elections will take place on October 3. Early voting starts September 18. Three Assembly seats, two School … 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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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 (9/5 – 9/10)

The Tongass Democrats will hold our monthly meeting this week, so if you are a Democrat interested in doing some of the work of democracy, click to get the details. In addition, the City and Borough of Juneau has three … Continue reading

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