“You know, this administration is just gaslighting the public,” community council President George Martinez said, per Alaska Public Media. “You don’t move people from a homeless shelter into a park and then call them campers… and think no one sees that. We know what it is.”
Beyond the battle over twisted budget numbers and property taxes, Bronson’s core assertion here is that the Anchorage city government is bloated and has room for continued cuts. It’s a classic line from conservatives promising easy fixes for difficult problems, but it becomes particularly strained when you, well, look around the city and wonder if this is really what an apparently bloated city budget gets us.
Hopefully you spent the day doing literally anything else.
” We have to be as firm in dealing with those criminals as we are compassionate in dealing with the epidemic’s victims, recognizing the complexity in which criminal and victim may know one another, occupy the same shelter, or have a dealer and client relationship.”
Without anyone to split the moderate or liberal votes, Democratic candidate Mary Peltola has a pretty clear path to at least 40-45% of the vote, leaving Republicans Begich and Palin in a pinch.
Legislators nixed nearly $500,000 to pay for a settlement after a federal judge found both Gov. Dunleavy and former chief of staff Tuckerman Babcock could be held personally responsible.
Why the extreme right’s infatuation with Putin shouldn’t be dismissed as yet another turn in the Cult of Trump.
If a lawmaker in a democratic government is willing to subvert and destroy the democratic traditions upon which our society is built, and gives tacit support to domestic terrorist groups, is he or she fit to serve? The members of Restoring Honor, a non-partisan, unaffiliated group of over 1,000 West Point Alumni say, “No.”
cuts and a lack of job opportunity they lose hope. 20,000 more people have left Alaska under the current Governor than have moved here. Too many of our neighbors don’t see a bright Alaska future anymore.
We’re doing a lot of fighting right now, but if we want to secure billions of sorely needed infrastructure funds for our state, it’s time, both literally and figuratively, to start building bridges.