The Anchorage Daily News asked candidates for the April 2 election to the Anchorage Assembly to answer a series of questions on issues facing those bodies. We’re publishing select responses daily. The answers were fact-checked when facts were cited and edited for spelling, grammar and clarity. For more questions and to see all the candidates’ answers, click here. For School Board candidate surveys, click here.
Q: Would you take steps toward reversing Anchorage’s plastic bag ban?
DISTRICT 2, SEAT A: CHUGIAK-EAGLE RIVER
I would rethink the ban and its consequences.
DISTRICT 4, SEAT F: MIDTOWN
Through (Alaska Waste Management Services) have reusable bags available to all.
No. The ban is in place and has passed.
DISTRICT 3, SEAT D: WEST ANCHORAGE
Look up the dark agenda of synthetic biology.
Did not answer.
DISTRICT 5, SEAT H: EAST ANCHORAGE
No. Our next challenge is implementation.
DISTRICT 6, SEAT J: SOUTH ANCHORAGE, GIRDWOOD, TURNAGAIN ARM
No. People want this.