The Anchorage Assembly will hold a special public hearing, Jan. 19, on a number of controversial proposed ballot propositions for the April 5 city election. The meeting, which starts at 6 p.m., is specifically allotted for the public to weigh in on the
Thanks to a federal court order, the Anchorage Assembly cannot require a faith-based women’s shelter to admit biological males who claim to be female. The order upholds the shelter’s right to prevent men from sleeping in close quarters with women who
Municipal Clerk Barbara Jones wants to change the way the city conducts its elections. She was angered during the mayoral race this past spring, claiming in a report to the Anchorage Assembly that there were too many election observers who slowed down the
Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson filed a lawsuit against the Anchorage Assembly in Alaska Superior Court on Dec. 10 in order to clarify that he has the right to fire members of his own executive team without Assembly interference. In particular, the suit
The anger and frustration directed at the Anchorage Assembly is 100% their fault. We all got along just fine talking about tax caps and road construction until the far-leftist Assembly members ramped up their radical activism. Since then, conservatives and
The second round of vote tallying showed Anchorage Assemblywoman Meg Zaletel with a comfortable lead in her attempt to stave off a recall. Released Oct. 27, the most recent tally shows 6,348 voters rejecting the recall, with 4,239 voting to oust Zaletel.
The far-left majority on the Anchorage Assembly is demanding that Mayor Dave Bronson reverse his decision to fire the city’s first ever chief equity officer. Earlier this month Bronson dismissed Clifford Armstrong III. Hired back in April by then acting
In a room again filled with those opposed to their actions, the leftist majority on the Anchorage Assembly voted 9-2 to override Mayor Bronson’s veto of the mask mandate, which Assembly members passed on Oct. 12. Assemblywomen Jamie Allard and Crystal
Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson vetoed a highly contentious emergency mask mandate that the Anchorage Assembly approved on Oct. 12. A few hours after the emergency ordinance passed, Bronson issued his veto, condemning the mandate as an infringement on the
Editor’s note: On Oct. 13, Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson issued the following statement in response to the Anchorage Assembly’s Oct. 12 vote to pass an emergency mask mandate without public notice or open testimony. MAYOR BRONSON’S STATEMENT We
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