News: In governor’s race, Gara says he stands apart

Former lawmaker contrasts his own record with rivals

Published in the Juneau Empire April 11, 2022 | by Peter Segall

There’s a crowded field in this year’s race for governor of Alaska, but former state lawmaker Les Gara says he stands apart.

“I’m the only candidate in this race who hasn’t cut public education,” Gara said in an interview with the Empire. “I’m the only candidate in this race that has always proposed legislation that says education funding should stay up with inflation.”

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Date Posted: Thu, April 14, 2022