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April 5th, 2017: The municipality of Anchorage election results are in and the candidates endorsed by the Anchorage Central Labor Council and local unions overwhelmingly won their races. This is no doubt in part due to the continued dedication of our volunteer force that came out every Saturday to knock on union members' doors to educate them about the issues and candidates before them.
Voters also passed several bonds that will equal much-needed work for Anchorage residents.
Our work doesn't stop here. Now is the time to hold our elected officials accountable. New Assembly members begin their terms on April 18, 2017. Find the Anchorage Assembly meeting schedule here and get involved.
October 15, 2016: Over 80 union members and their families showed up for our Labor Walk. These dedicated volunteers spent their Saturday knocking on fellow union members' doors to educate them about our endorsed candidates for State Senate and State House. Without our volunteers, we wouldn't be able to do the work that we do.