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EXPIRED ACTION ALERT: testify today on HB 115 budget bill

We are coming down to the wire on the budget, and your testimony is needed before the Labor and Commerce Committee tonight. HB 115, the Education Funding Act, is an important part of the State House plan to stabilize our budget … Continue reading

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EXPIRED Action Alert: state budget at a turning point (updated)

Republicans in Alaska’s Senate have an interesting philosophy for dealing with the wolf at the door: feed him Grandma and the kids, then hope desperately that the price of oil goes up. Actually, I’m just guessing about the hope part; they … Continue reading

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Teacup Reads: taking a break edition

Teacup Reads are usually focused on political articles, but this week I needed a break. So, I’m unilaterally declaring this Sunday to be a day (mostly) celebrating the non-political aspects of being a person in the here and now. Also, I’m … Continue reading

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Teacup Reads: this seems hauntingly familiar 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 to find out about opportunities to testify in support of … Continue reading

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Tongass Democrats Legislative Forum Tomorrow: Rep. David Guttenberg

Join us this Thursday at the Rockwell at noon for the Legislative Forum, and find out what’s happening in the Alaska Legislature in the last weeks of session! This week, we are honored to have Rep. David Guttenberg (D-Fairbanks) as our guest speaker. … Continue reading

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