Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson has tapped local attorney Mario Bird to serve as city attorney, but he must make it through a Sept. 13 vote in order to officially fill the post. He has been serving in the capacity on an interim basis, awaiting final
Mayor Dave Bronson announced line-item vetoes totaling $16.2 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds, which the Anchorage Assembly had approved as part of a $51 million allotment of federal Covid recovery funds. Bronson said the vetoes were aimed at
The Anchorage Assembly voted 10-2 on Aug. 9 to award another $51 million in federal Covid funds to local businesses and non-profits. The unprecedented monetary giveaway comes thanks to the Biden Administration’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, which was
The hard leftist super majority in control of the Anchorage Assembly has another fight on its hands. This time, it’s rank-and-file citizens of Anchorage mobilizing to defend their duly elected conservative champion – Mayor Dave
When asked, “Where in the constitution is there authorization for Obama Care?” Nancy Pelosi’s infamous reply was “Are you serious? Are you serious?” As if, “No reasonable person asks questions like that anymore.” The same can be asked of:
An Anchorage Superior Court judge ruled on July 20 that an ordinance passed by the Anchorage Assembly restricting the mayor’s ability to remove department heads is invalid because it violates the city charter and the separation of powers between the
Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson emphatically denounced and vetoed an ordinance which would allow a simple majority of the 12-member Anchorage Assembly to remove any mayor and replace them with a person of their own choosing. “Since its adoption in 1975, the
On Tuesday, Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson announced he has selected local attorney Mario Bird to serve as the next municipal attorney. Bird will replace Patrick Bergt, who recently joined Alaska Communications. Born in Soldotna and a graduate from Nikiski
The Anchorage Assembly has once again postponed voting on a highly controversial proposal to give itself the authority to essentially impeach a duly elected mayor by a simple majority vote of the current 11-member body. At the start of the June 7 meeting,
The hard-left majority which firmly controls the Anchorage Assembly is frustrated that voters chose to elect a strong conservative mayor last spring. Many Assembly members had actively campaigned for their fellow leftist Assemblyman Forrest Dunbar in his bid
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