First legislature passed 84 bills in 59-day session

Passage by Congress of the Second Organic Act on Aug. 24, 1912, changed Alaska from a District to a Territory, giving it the ability to elect a legislature. Voters did just that in November, sending 24 residents to Juneau, which had been designated as the capital. The session started March 3. Legislators’ remuneration: $15 per day with 15 cents reimbursement for travel mileage.

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Letter to the Editor: 9/26/17: J Suter

The solution to government run health care for all of America is right under the noses of congress. Congress says it wants the best medical program for America that can be delivered.

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