Campaign Takes a Stand Against Big Pharma After Cap Fails at Federal Level (Anchorage) – Friday, Les Gara announced his plan to cap the out-of-pocket cost of insulin for Alaskans at $35 per month. The proposed cap went before Congress last week and failed by three votes, urging Gara to take a strong stand against […]
Alaska’s Fish Should Be Treated As Our Other Permanent Fund Anchorage — This week, Alaska fisheries managers announced grim fish runs and severely limited fishing opportunities on the Yukon and Kuskokwim river drainages. Alaska Gubernatorial Candidate Les Gara is calling on Alaska to take action and adopt a fish-first policy. Gara states: “Last year outside-owned factory trawlers dumped over 1,000 […]
“People deserve a better future with strong schools, good jobs and a living wage, not a state people are leaving.” Monday Palmer resident, teacher, and former vice president for both Alaska’s and Anchorage’s education associations announced she’s running for Lt. Governor alongside gubernatorial candidate Les Gara. Alaska-born Cook, who teaches in Eagle River said, “I’m […]
Gara Asks Governor To Provide Advice To Alaskans On How To Protect Health, Lives From New COVID Variant.
Governor Should Hold Press Conference With Experts, Provide Leadership, Before Fast-Spreading Varint Hits Large Numbers of Alaskans National experts are “expecting a surge of COVID-19 cases in the coming days to weeks” from the new, highly infectious COVID variant, Omicron. “We should get out reliable information to people so they can protect themselves and their families. Alaska […]