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How it Happened: the Molly Hootch Case Revisited

Tobeluk vs. Lind, commonly known as “the Molly Hootch case”, was a turning point in Alaska’s history. The settlement required the State of Alaska to end the segregated, boarding school system of education for Alaska Native schoolchildren. Continue reading

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Alaska Democratic Party Code of Conduct

Today’s post is to inform you of a major step recently taken by the Alaska Democratic Party (ADP) to institutionalize an important ethical commitment. The Party has adopted an enforceable Code of Conduct that, I feel, takes us miles ahead in … Continue reading

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5 questions with … Rep. Justin Parish

Now that the legislative session has – finally! – ended, TongassDemocrats.com asked our Southeast delegation how things went.  This week, we share the responses we received from Rep. Justin Parish (D – District 34). If you would like more information about … Continue reading

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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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5 questions with … Rep. Sam Kito III

Now that the legislative session has – finally! – ended, TongassDemocrats.com asked our Southeast delegation how things went.  This week, we share the responses we received from Rep. Sam Kito III (D – District 33). If you would like more information … Continue reading

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