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May 15, 2021

3/1 Traini Solidarity Bomb!

Assemblyman Dick Traini is standing up for workers. Let’s support him with a money bomb! Whether a firefighter, teacher, police officer, electrician, small or large business owner, student, stay-at-home mom, or anything in between, we MUST stand in solidarity at this crucial time in Anchorage. Anchorage needs the right energy, right ideas, and right experience to move the city forward in a responsible manner that mirrors the will of the people. Thats my one and only promise to you — to be a public servant of the people. Can you help me send this message to Anchorage? Lets raise $5,000…

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3/2 Holmes Constituent Meeting

Representative Holmes is holding a constituent meeting on Saturday, March 2 at 11:30 AM. We would love for all of our supporters to show up at the meeting with signs and application petitions for signature. The goal here is to show our numbers, gather some signatures, and share with Representative Holmes that we are serious and passionate about our campaign. This is NOT an invitation to be disruptive, loud, difficult, or in any way disturb the event. We are taking the high road, and the event is shared with Representative Costello and her constituents. Please allow them, and also those…

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2/26-27 No on 37!

You may be hearing conflicting information on when to testify before the Assembly regarding Mayor Sullivan’s gutting of collective bargaining, and other rights of municipal workers. There may be deliberate obfuscation happening. It’s been done before. The rules of the Assembly say they cannot change the date of public testimony without two weeks notice. There has not been 2 weeks notice. So, show up, and sign up to testify on Tuesday. The “all call” is still out for Wednesday, but there is the possibility of shenanigans on Tuesday. Ernie Hall is quoted in the paper saying one thing, and Sullivan…

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2/23 Anchorage Caucus!

You know how you always gripe because you can’t drive to Juneau? Well, gripe no more. Your Anchorage legislators will be taking testimony on state legislation: Make your voice heard on oil taxes, educational investment, cruise ship sewage discharge, and other important state issues. Saturday, 9:30am at the Loussac Library in Anchorage. Be there early for a seat, and to participate in the Recall Lindsey Holmes rally at 8:45am.  

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2/23 Recall Holmes Events

Rally at Loussac Library, 8:45 AM Saturday –  Saturday at 8:45 AM we will be gathering at the Loussac Library for our Kickoff Rally. The event will coincide with the the annual Anchorage Caucus event. We will have press kits and statements for the media, and we plan to have our application petitions ready to gather the first signatures. We will also have yard signs  for distribution (more on that later) so that everyone can wave signs. Our goal is to make a public appearance with signs and petitions, and gather the first signatures for our recall application. Representative Holmes has…

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2/20 Volunteer Training

Are you someone who wants to make a difference or has volunteered in the past? Then come to the Alaska Democratic Party headquarters for dinner and training on how to be most effective in 2013. We will provide hands on training for phone banking, data entry, or volunteer recruitment/management. We need you, your skills, and your help to organize and be successful this year and next. There will be dinner and hands-on training for several volunteer opportunities. Details HERE.

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2/20 Oil Tax Testimony

Governor Parnell’s oil tax proposal will plunge our State into deficit spending this year and will lead to more cuts to our schools, roads and public safety. The Governor’s proposal is before the Senate Resources Committee and they are taking public testimony. YOU DESERVE TO BE HEARD. Speak out Wednesday evening at 5:15pm. Go to a Legislative information Office (click here for a list of locations) or call-in to 855-463-5009.  Comments will be limited to two minutes, so be brief! Democratic legislators have introduced legislation (SB50, HB111) to partner with industry and to provide incentives to oil producers who drill here in Alaska. Read…

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2/23 Meet Sen. Bill Wielechowski

Senator Wielechowski to Host Neighborhood Meetings Meetings will take place in Anchorage on February 23rd   JUNEAU- Senator Bill Wielechowski would like to invite constituents to two upcoming neighborhood meetings to discuss the major issues facing the 28th Legislature and answer any questions or concerns from the public. Senator Wielechowski’s first meeting will take on Saturday, February 23rd, at the Northeast Community Center with Representative Gabrielle LeDoux. The meeting begins at 1:30pm through 3pm. The second meeting will take place at College Gate Elementary with Representative Max Gruenberg from 3:30pm until 5pm on Saturday, February 23rd. All family members and neighbors…

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Sunday Pizza & Petroleum

By Rep. Les Gara This Sunday from Noon until 2:00, Senator Ellis and I will be in Anchorage if you’d like to hear a legislative update, and share your thoughts and concerns. Or you can pretend that’s why you’re coming, bring your kids, and eat free pizza. We’d be honored if you came for any of the above reasons, and be honored to feed your kids and grandkids. Here is the low cost – like free – video invite Johnny and I put together. It’s amazing. No, it’s actually just OK. But we’re almost proud of it. Please share it…

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Rally at Tonight’s Assembly Meeting

At some point, Anchorage residents are going to believe Mayor Dan Sullivan when he tells them who he is. At five minutes before quitting time on Friday afternoon, Mr. Mayor decided he’d tell municipal employees that the very next Tuesday, the Anchorage Assembly was going to be taking a vote to freeze their pay and benefits. Forever. Yes, forever. Not only that, they’d be deciding whether to gut their collective bargaining rights. And guess when these employees who were notified at 4:55pm on Friday were told they could meet to learn all about these huge changes to their jobs? 8am…

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