State boards and commissions are great way to get involved in making changes in Alaska

State boards and commissions are great way to get involved in making changes in Alaska

PHOTO: Chena Ridge from the Division of Forestry’s website. The Alaska Board of Forestry helps manage and determine policy for Alaska’s forest lands.   You don’t need to run for public office to have a real impact on life in Alaska and in the way the state does business. Why not stick your name in […]

Thursday June 30th is Anniversary of Alaska Statehood Act

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 the […]

Alaska will have a new governor

Alaska will have a new governor

Sean Parnell Concedes to Bill Walker Transition already started, mutual cooperation Walker to be sworn in on Dec. 1   Click Below to listen to The LegHead Report for Mon. Nov 17: Parnell concedes election to Walker (2:28) Resources: Walker/Mallot thank Parnell for “gracious” concession that allows for transition.  (Takes you to Walker-Mallott campaign page) […]

Wednesday is Constitution Day

Wednesday is Constitution Day

Photo courtesy Constitution Week USA.com   How much do you know about the U.S. Constitution?   Here’s a great resource: Lesson Plans and Activities for Constitution Week from the Constitution Center. The LegHead Report for Wed. Sept. 17 Constitution Day — School House Rock The LegHead Report for Thurs. Sept. 18 —  We the People […]

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 […]