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  • Wanted: Leadership
    Alaskans are facing yet another wave of covid-19 around the state, this time in the form of the omicron variant. Read Les Gara’s most recent declarations, calling out Governor Mike Dunleavy for his notable lack of leadership with respect to the ongoing covid-19 pandemic. Ignoring calls to speak to the public about omicron, Dunleavy goes […]
  • Press Release: Gara Asks Governor To Provide Advice To Alaskans On How To Protect Health, Lives From New COVID Variant.
    Governor Should Hold Press Conference With Experts, Provide Leadership, Before Fast-Spreading Variant Hits Large Numbers of Alaskans National experts are “expecting a surge of COVID-19 cases in the coming days to weeks” from the new, highly infectious COVID variant, Omicron.  “We should get out reliable information to people so they can protect themselves and their families. Alaska […]
  • Candidates for governor, Bill Walker and Les Gara, debate at Alaska Municipal League
  • Gara Makes Election Pitch to Homer
    Les Gara met with the community of Homer recently, pushing job creation, education, supporting a woman’s right to choose, and an ending of oil subsidies. The Peninsula Clarion carried the story.
  • Gara: “We need smart leadership, not false rhetoric, to end this pandemic.”
    From the Midnight Sun blog (also published in the Anchorage Daily News). October 6, 2021 “When the COVID pandemic started I assumed we would come together to fight this battle as a team. We can still do that, save lives, and save people from the devastating long-term illness that can come with COVID. We need […]
  • Recent Press: Juneau Empire
    Published in the Juneau Empire September 30, 2021 by Peter Segall Looking to unseat Dunleavy, Les Gara says Alaska doesn’t need austerity Former state Rep. Les Gara, an Anchorage Democrat from 2003-2018, says as governor he wants to make an Alaska where people see a future for themselves. “My core value is that people deserve […]
  • Former Rep. Les Gara Files For Governor
    “People Deserve Good Jobs, Opportunity, and an Alaska They Believe In Again” Today Former Rep. Les Gara announced he is running for Governor. “We can create thousands of good paying jobs with real leadership. That’s one major reason I’m running,” said Gara. “Alaskans deserve better than a Governor who’s attacked our schools, damaged our University, […]