National Guard Report Released

National Guard Report Released

Graph Above: Percentage of Alaska National Guard survey participants who perceive three or more barriers to reporting sexual assaults within the guard.   The top officer of the Alaska National Guard was forced out by Governor Sean Parnell following last week’s release of the finding of an investigation of misconduct and sexual assault of Alaska […]

Alaska Statehood Act Anniversary on Monday 30th

June 30, 1958 – Date of Senate passage of Alaska Statehood Act July 7, 1958 – FDR signs Statehood Act Jan. 3, 1959 – Alaska becomes 49th state   This  “We’re In” photo was taken on June 30, 1958 the day the U.S. Senate passed The Alaska Statehood Act. The famous photo, above, was taken […]

My Obamacare journey Installment 1

Count me among the millions in the country and the thousands in Alaska that don’t have health insurance. I’m looking forward to really digging in and learning about how the Affordable Care Act works for Alaskans. And I’ll be sharing my journey here on The LegHead Report’s website. There are  a number of articles posted […]

55 Years after Alaska Statehood Act

This  “We’re In” photo was taken on June 30, 1958 the day the U.S. Senate passed The Alaska Statehood Act. The famous photo, above, was taken the next day after the paper was flown to Washington, D.C. The Statehood Act didn’t go into effect immediately–Alaska actually became a state in January 1959.  

A week of Statehood History

June 30 is anniversary of the passage of the Alaska Statehood Act TLHR June 24 Mon 49th Star Statehood Commission             Sunday June 30 marks the anniversary of an important date here in Alaska. It’s the day in 1958 when the U.S. Senate passed the Alaska Statehood Act which authorized the Territory of Alaska to […]