League of Women Voters to host forum on Prop. 2

Posted: Tuesday, September 21, 2010

The League of Women Voters of Juneau will host a forum featuring speakers both in favor of and opposed to Proposition 2, the city ballot measure which would dedicate a 1 percent sales tax for 10 years to pay for a crossing to Douglas Island.

The forum is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Thursday at the City Assembly Chambers.

Speaking in favor of the proposal will be Rick Shattuck, Max Mertz and Linda Thomas. Jon Tillinghast, Ernie Mueller and Ron Sommerville will speak in opposition to the measure.

Gregg Erickson will moderate the discussion, and there will be time for comments and questions from the public. KTOO will also cover the event.

For more information, please contact carolyn Brown, president of the Juneau LWV, at 364-2726 or at cvbrown1937@yahoo.com.

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