Rep. Peggy Wilson visits Petersburg
The 24th Alaska State Legislature Representative Peggy Wilson visited Petersburg last week to discuss any issues residents may have.
“This visit to Petersburg has been wonderful and sad at the same time,” Wilson said. “I feel that Petersburg is mine because I have had it for 12 years, and I am going to miss being a part of this community when the redistricting takes effect.”
Southeast Alaska had five legislators in the past but the area has lost 17,000 people between the last two censuses. The state overall has gained population and the House has 40 legislators and they divide the p...