Fluoride Action Network

Anchorage: fluoride won’t go on April ballot

Source: KTVA 11 Alaska | January 25th, 2017 | By Daniella Rivera
Location: United States, Alaska

Two different taxes, red light cameras and fluoride were topics of discussion at Tuesday night’s Anchorage Assembly meeting. All four ordinances would have posed a question to voters, but none of them will appear on the ballot in April...

Responding to a group of Anchorage residents’ efforts to collect signatures for a ballot initiative, Assembly member Amy Demboski submitted an ordinance that would allow an advisory vote on whether or not the municipality should continue adding fluoride to Anchorage’s water supply.

The ordinance failed, with only Demboski voting yes. The group plans to continue gathering signatures to get the issue on the April ballot, which would bypass the Assembly’s vote...