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Alaska seniors look to revive sales tax issue


September 14, 2017

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A group of Juneau seniors has registered as a special interest group with the Alaska Public Offices Commission in an effort to make a difference in the Oct. 3 election.

The aim of Juneau Seniors Supporting Seniors is to get the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly to restore full senior sales tax exemptions, as restrictions have been in effect for two years, group treasurer Ron Somerville said.

The group’s stated purpose is “to influence the 2017 Juneau Municipal Election concerning Assembly seats and ballot initiatives,” the Juneau Empire reported.

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