And as if to put a fine point on the reality of budget cuts, these cuts will impact low-income families more than others. All but one of the targeted schools are Title I, meaning they have a larger proportion of students who are eligible for free and reduced lunches.
At the meeting of the Assembly’s Rules Committee, both progressive and conservative members said they were troubled by the news and wanted answers.
If there’s one thing to know about an administration with a demonstrated penchant for lying is that you never know when they’re telling the truth.
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.
” 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.”
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…
The lies that led to violence on Jan. 6 are continuing to fuel far-right efforts to “reform” Alaska’s elections and “place trust back into the election process.” If they were serious about truly restoring faith in the elections, they’d take a good hard look in the mirror. But, of course, they’re not.
The big issue, though, is just where the boundaries would be.
But don’t worry, an account from a not-exactly-truthful press office says everything’s fine and that “Anchorage’s water supply remains safe for public consumption.”
There’s reason to take the latest allegations with a grain of salt but also reason to worry there might be one more fire contributing to all the smoke coming from city hall.