At the meeting of the Assembly’s Rules Committee, both progressive and conservative members said they were troubled by the news and wanted answers.
It was special election day for voters in Anchorage’s newly redrawn and expanded North Anchorage assembly district on Tuesday. With the early results, the mainstream…
“Truth and integrity in the dissemination of information is crucial,” Crabb said.
The race won’t affect the balance of power on the assembly, but that’s not the point.
Things are set to get back on track this week.
It’s unclear when the Anchorage Assembly will finally reach a vote on its proposed mask mandate thanks to an outbreak of covid-19 among Bronson’s administration, but when it does it will almost assuredly have a veto-proof supermajority.
The Bronson administration and its allies have been using the hearings to rile up anti-mask and anti-science testimony over the course of the last two weeks.
Its’ becoming increasingly clear that the plan is to make the job of serving the public so difficult and hostile that it’ll drive away anyone not ready to rubberstamp Bronson’s agenda.
We talked with Travis Neff about his fiery testimony from Monday night’s hearing that put Bronson and his allies on blast for encouraging and supporting a “plagued arena of science-denying bullies.”
The stage is set for the Anchorage Assembly to make a push on masking, which sets the stage for a major showdown with hands-off Mayor Dave Bronson, which all has some other interesting twists.