Guest Editorials

TURNER: We need health care leadership now

We have waited long enough for real leadership. With the virus’ spread across Alaska, the country, and throughout the world, we cannot wait any longer. Xavier Becerra is the right person at the right time and he deserves the support of ALL senators. To delay his appointment is to prolong our suffering, and put millions of Americans’ lives in jeopardy.

LWVA: Anchorage should not call a special mayoral election

Including the upcoming November state/federal election, plus a special mayoral election and most likely a runoff and then a regular city-wide election and possible mayoral runoff Anchorage voters could end up with five separate elections in less than six months. We ask our city leaders to consider these factors now, and make voters the priority in this situation by saying “no” to requiring a special election.