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2011 Ballot Propositions

2011 Ballot Propositions

Len Anderson, KSKA – Anchorage

On the ballot this year are three bonds proposed by the Anchorage School District. Also be sure to listen in for an explanation of Propositions 4-11.

If you are looking for a specific proposition, here are the… Read More

April 1, 2011 - 1:26 pm
Running 2011: School Board, Seat C

Running 2011: School Board, Seat C

Incumbent Pat Higgins and Bob Griffin discuss past and upcoming school district budget approvals, classroom size, graduation rates, career and technical training,  teacher and teacher aide positions, school bond propositions, and alternative schools such as SAVE, Whaley Center and AVAIL.

Unlike assembly… Read More

March 30, 2011 - 12:20 pm
Running 2011: School Board, Seat D

Running 2011: School Board, Seat D

Treg Taylor, Gretchen Guess, David Nees and Roman Romanovski discuss the amending the school district budget and preparing for cuts, parent involvement, kindergarten today,  technology in the classroom, teacher positions, summer school and disciplining students.

Unlike assembly seats, school board members do… Read More

March 30, 2011 - 12:20 pm
Running 2011: School Board, Seat C

Running 2011: School Board, Seat C

Incumbent Pat Higgins and Bob Griffin discuss past and upcoming school district budget approvals, classroom size, graduation rates, career and technical training,  teacher and teacher aide positions, school bond propositions, and alternative schools such as SAVE, Whaley Center and AVAIL.

Unlike assembly seats, school… Read More

March 30, 2011 - 12:14 pm
Running 2011: School Board, Seat D

Running 2011: School Board, Seat D

Treg Taylor, Gretchen Guess, David Nees and Roman Romanovski discuss the amending the school district budget and preparing for cuts, parent involvement, kindergarten today,  technology in the classroom, teacher positions, summer school and disciplining students.

Unlike assembly seats, school board members do not elect… Read More

March 30, 2011 - 12:11 pm
Running 2011: Assembly Seat I, East Anchorage

Running 2011: Assembly Seat I, East Anchorage

Incumbent Mike Gutierrez, Paul Bauer and Adam Trombley discuss diversifying the tax structure, government spending, property taxes, their top priorities if elected, funding their campaigns, limiting collective bargaining, how the assembly can stimulate the local economy, cutting down on crime, and school bond propositions.… Read More

March 30, 2011 - 11:11 am
Running 2011: Assembly Seat G, Midtown Anchorage

Running 2011: Assembly Seat G, Midtown Anchorage

Incumbent Elvi Gray-Jackson, Dave Bronson and Billy Ray Powers discuss lifting the tax burden, the Knik Arm crossing project, collective bargaining and salaries for public workers, priorities fro the Anchorage Police Department, the pace of the Port of Anchorage expansion project, most / least… Read More

March 30, 2011 - 11:11 am

Running 2011: Assembly Seat E, West Anchorage

Incumbent, Harriet Drummond , Peter Olsen and Liz Vazquez discuss fair tax for cigarettes, alcohol and churches, collective bargaining in Alaska, improving the appearance of Anchorage,  home heating costs, funding their campaigns, Anchorage’s top transportation priorities, and school bond propositions on the ballot.

Drummond responds… Read More

March 30, 2011 - 11:10 am
Running 2011: Assembly Seat K, South Anchorage

Running 2011: Assembly Seat K, South Anchorage

Incumbent, Chris Birch and Mike Kenny discuss fair taxes, particularly property tax, funding their campaigns, improving Anchorage’s appearance, ending collective bargaining, transportation priorities in Anchorage, and budgeting for Municipality of Anchorage lobbyists in Juneau.

Michael Carey hosted Running 2011: Municipal Election with the Anchorage… Read More

March 30, 2011 - 11:09 am
Running 2011: Assembly Seat C, Eagle River / Chugiak

Running 2011: Assembly Seat C, Eagle River / Chugiak

Incumbent Bill Starr, Bob Lupo and Douglas Urquidi discuss their top priorities if elected, their personal tax philosophies, buses in Eagle River, Glen Highway improvements, Title 21, the Anchorage Police Department, funding their political campaigns, and expanding business opportunities in Anchorage.

Michael Carey hosted… Read More

March 30, 2011 - 11:08 am
Running 2011: Assembly Seat B, Downtown Anchorage

Running 2011: Assembly Seat B, Downtown Anchorage

Incumbent, Patrick Flynn and Ron Alleva discuss taxes, zoning, the Housing First plan being considered to combat Anchorage’s chronic inebriates problem, transportation, the Knik Arm crossing, and lobbyists representing the Municipality of Anchorage in Juneau.

Candidate Albert Swank was not available to participate in… Read More

March 30, 2011 - 11:07 am
RUNNING 2011: March 28 & 29

RUNNING 2011: March 28 & 29

KAKM and KSKA’s traditional meet-the-candidates forum for the Municipal Election on April 5, 2011 returns Monday and Tuesday beginning at 7:00 pm on KAKM Channel 7 TV and  KSKA FM 91.1.

Here’s the Running 2011: Municipal Election rundown:

Monday, March 28 – Anchorage

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March 30, 2011 - 10:32 am
Running 2011: Municipal Election Candidate Forum

Running 2011: Municipal Election Candidate Forum

The next Municipal Election is coming up on Tuesday, April 5. Meet the candidates and learn about the propositions before you vote on RUNNING,  KSKA and KAKM’s annual meet-the-candidates forum.

Monday, March 28, Michael Carey hosts the candidates running for Anchorage Assembly… Read More

March 29, 2011 - 3:28 pm
Running 2011: Assembly Seat G, Midtown Anchorage

Running 2011: Assembly Seat G, Midtown Anchorage

Incumbent Elvi Gray-Jackson, Dave Bronson and Billy Ray Powers discuss lifting the tax burden, the Knik Arm crossing project, collective bargaining and salaries for public workers, priorities fro the Anchorage Police Department, the pace of the Port of Anchorage expansion project, most / least… Read More

March 29, 2011 - 12:31 pm

Running 2011: Assembly Seat E, West Anchorage

Incumbent, Harriet Drummond , Peter Olsen and Liz Vazquez discuss fair tax for cigarettes, alcohol and churches, collective bargaining in Alaska, improving the appearance of Anchorage,  home heating costs, funding their campaigns, Anchorage’s top transportation priorities, and school bond propositions on the ballot.

Drummond responds… Read More

March 29, 2011 - 12:28 pm
Running 2011: Assembly Seat K, South Anchorage

Running 2011: Assembly Seat K, South Anchorage

Incumbent, Chris Birch and Mike Kenny discuss fair taxes, particularly property tax, funding their campaigns, improving Anchorage’s appearance, ending collective bargaining, transportation priorities in Anchorage, and budgeting for Municipality of Anchorage lobbyists in Juneau.

Michael Carey hosted Running 2011: Municipal Election with the Anchorage… Read More

March 29, 2011 - 11:46 am
Running 2011: Assembly Seat C, Eagle River / Chugiak

Running 2011: Assembly Seat C, Eagle River / Chugiak

Incumbent Bill Starr, Bob Lupo and Douglas Urquidi discuss their top priorities if elected, their personal tax philosophies, buses in Eagle River, Glen Highway improvements, Title 21, the Anchorage Police Department, funding their political campaigns, and expanding business opportunities in Anchorage.

Michael Carey hosted… Read More

March 28, 2011 - 7:43 pm
Running 2011: Assembly Seat B, Downtown Anchorage

Running 2011: Assembly Seat B, Downtown Anchorage

Incumbent, Patrick Flynn and Ron Alleva discuss taxes, zoning, the Housing First plan being considered to combat Anchorage’s chronic inebriates problem, transportation, the Knik Arm crossing, and lobbyists representing the Municipality of Anchorage in Juneau.

Candidate Albert Swank was not available to participate in… Read More

March 28, 2011 - 7:21 pm
RUNNING 2011: March 28 & 29

RUNNING 2011: March 28 & 29

KAKM and KSKA’s traditional meet-the-candidates forum for the Municipal Election on April 5, 2011 returns Monday and Tuesday beginning at 7:00 pm on KAKM Channel 7 TV and  KSKA FM 91.1.

Here’s the Running 2011: Municipal Election rundown:

Monday, March 28 –

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March 28, 2011 - 3:32 pm
Running 2011: Municipal Election Candidate Forum

Running 2011: Municipal Election Candidate Forum

The next Municipal Election is coming up on Tuesday, April 5. Meet the candidates and learn about the propositions before you vote on RUNNING,  KSKA and KAKM’s annual meet-the-candidates forum.

Monday, March 28, Michael Carey hosts the candidates running for Anchorage Assembly… Read More

March 21, 2011 - 4:31 pm