For Immediate Release: April 6, 2013 Senators Point Out Shortcomings in Capital Budget Offer amendments to address oversights, regional inequity JUNEAU – Democratic Senators offered multiple amendments today on the Senate floor in hopes of creating a fairer and more equitable capital budget, serving the needs of all Alaskans. “I couldn’t support a capital budget that short-changed education, but provided […]
April 5th, 2013 at the State Capitol in Juneau, AK – Senators Johnny Ellis, Berta Gardner, Bill Wielechowski and Hollis French join host Backbone and hundreds of others to rally against the oil wealth giveaway, Senate Bill 21.
For Immediate Release: April 5th, 2013 Senators Join Alaskans, Rally Against Oil Wealth Giveaway JUNEAU –Alaskans gathered around the state yesterday, uniting in opposition against Senate Bill 21. Crowds of hundreds gathered in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau to protest the massive giveaway. Reports of rallies in Dillingham, Soldotna, Sterling, Homer, and Sitka were still filtering in. All told, hundreds of […]