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Traveling Big Top legislative circus

By A. M. Johnson

March 21, 2019
Thursday PM

Editor- Sitnews,

In response to an article in the Alaska Daily Planet regarding the upcoming traveling "Big Tent Majority House Circus" to confirm "What?" The following was submitted in defense of District 36 Representative's perceived efforts with this movement.

"I am certain that my Representative Dan Ortiz (I) demonstrated his independence and strongly in no uncertain terms argued against this action. I wrote him and told him so. He campaigned on doing the right things and would join with the caucus that would lead into a correcting budget effort, He did, yes and deedie he did!!

He was up front, education would be his battle field, yes sir, he said it. Education was his prime reason for defending funding. Yes in deedie he did.

Would listen to the folks, yep, he did, I assure you, listen. He agreed that a full permanent fund payout would be grand, but crossed his fingers, yet I know in my heart he will fight for it. So I am confident he will confirm that he fought the good fight to not allow this traveling circus at an expense added to the deficit to find out that folks are not happy."

A.M. Johnson
Ketchikan, Alaska


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Received March 18, 2019 - Published March 21, 2019

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