The West Anchorage Assembly race is still six months from being decided, but it’s already getting heated as the three way dynamic between solidly conservative Adam Trombley, proudly progressive Eric Croft, and decidedly non-partisan Ira Perman forces all three candidates to jockey to define both themselves and their opponents.
Here is a quick and dirty rundown of what happened at ballot boxes around the state last night.
Last night the Anchorage Assembly passed the LGBT rights ordinance, AO-96, by an overwhelming 9-2 margin with Eagle River assembly members Amy Demboski and Bill Starr voting â€œno.â€ Here are 4 things you need to know going forward.
Here is John Weddleton’s Campaign Announcement
Someone should ask how the Mayor plans to proceed after the lawâ€™s passage. The scope and depth of his plans should be part of the public record so reasonable people can decide for themselves if they support it.
Here are my five takeaways from the event.
Mayor Berkowitz gave quite a speech on climate change before to GLACIER Conference. Its a speech that will make progressives tingle and conservatives bristle. Either way, the Mayor’s words will engage you and make you think.
When Ethan Berkowitz ran for mayor he made cultural diversity and inclusion a cornerstone of his campaign. During his transition process that commitment took the…