At the May 8 Juneau Assembly meeting, an ordinance was introduced to make mail-in elections the default practice for all City and Borough elections going forward. Drafted by borough staff at the request of the Assembly, the ordinance acknowledges that it is a
In 2020, the Juneau Assembly approved the creation of a “systemic racism review committee,” which was tasked with analyzing ordinances and alerting the assembly to any possible racist undertones or unforeseen racist outcomes. This work is done before the
It turns out not many Juneau residents are interested in trying to decipher whether unconscious racism secretly taints various proposed ordinances or policies in Alaska’s capital city. On Dec. 15, the Juneau Assembly was expected to name someone to sit on
Far left candidates have dominated Juneau’s Oct. 5 election. Early returns show them easily beating out pro-life challengers and most other candidates who did not explicitly state whole-hearted support for abortion. As of Friday, Oct. 11, 6,382 ballots have
The Alaska Watchman sent some hard-hitting questions to all candidates running for local office in Juneau. Our intent is to give voters a clear sense of who the socially and fiscally conservative candidates are, especially in regard to some of the most
The Juneau Pro-Choice Coalition (JPCC) has issued its list of the most radical pro-abortion candidates running for assembly, mayor and school board. In an effort to expand extreme pro-abortion policies, the JPCC publishes a voter guide prior to all municipal
Juneau residents are invited to express their views regarding the Assembly’s plan to spend $700,000 to fund a vote-by-mail facility. Public comments will be heard on Monday, Aug. 23, during the regular Assembly meeting, staring at 7 p.m. In May of 2020,
Juneau’s borough assembly and school board have long been in firm control of left-leaning politicians. That could begin to change, however, if solid conservatives mount campaigns for upcoming mayoral, assembly and school board seats this fall. Earlier this
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