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My Turn: Alaska's Women: Pioneers of the past and present

...has been so great that the first act of the territorial legislature was to give women the right to vote, seven...Anti-Discrimination Act passed the Alaska Territorial Legislature in 1945, nearly 20 years before Congress passed...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-19/my-turn-alaskas-women-pioneers-past-a
Opinion
Legislative centennial celebrations kick off

In the room where the First Alaska Territorial Legislature first convened, 100 years to the day after...room, in this building, where the First (Territorial) Legislature met 100 years ago," Stevens said. "Think...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-04/legislative-centennial-celebrations-kic
State
Expert says Alaska has history of discrimination

...exceptions pushed by a few political leaders.After Congress passed the Indian Citizenship Act in 1924, Alaska's territorial legislature passed a literacy test that kept most Natives from voting, according to McCool. The state did not drop its...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-02/expert-says-alaska-has-history-discrimi
State
Expert says Alaska has history of discrimination

...exceptions pushed by a few political leaders.After Congress passed the Indian Citizenship Act in 1924, Alaska's territorial legislature passed a literacy test that kept most Natives from voting, according to McCool. The state did not drop its...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-01/expert-says-alaska-has-history-discrimi
State
Commission: Filed complaints increased 33 percent in 2012

...Dream Theater," Haley said.Alberta Schenk's refusal to leave her theater seat was cited during the 1945 Territorial Legislature's hearings that led to the passage of Alaska's anti-discrimination law. Eighteen years later, the Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-25/new-face-discrimination
State
Former Alaska territorial governor dies at 94

...that was used for the cover continues to hang in the Stepovich home.Stepovich served three terms in the Alaska Territorial Legislature in the 1950s before Eisenhower appointed him territorial governor in 1957 at the age of 38.Stepovich resigned...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-16/former-alaska-territorial-governor-dies
State
Juneau businessman, statesman passes

...him, and he listened as well."His parents, Thelma and Elton Sr., both served as public servants in the territorial legislature back in the 1950s, and his father also served in the state Senate from 1961 to 1963.Engstrom's daughter...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-08/juneau-businessman-statesman-passes
Local
My Turn: Don't allow public funding for religious, private schools

...constitution be.? Victor Fischer was a delegate to the Alaska Constitutional Convention, and was a member of the Territorial Legislature and State Senate. He is author of Alaska's Constitutional Convention (1975) and To Russia with Love: An...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-12/my-turn-dont-allow-public-funding-rel
Opinion
Passion for Alaska books steers Pearson's course

...grandfather was a Territorial Fish & Wildlife Officer in the 1940s. Her great-grandfather was a member of the Territorial Legislature.Pearson's love affair with books began as a bookseller more than 20 years ago. She spent cold days in Fairbanks...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-12-12/passion-alaska-books-steers-pearsons-cour
Art
Legislative centennial deemed a success

...site of the First Alaska Territorial Legislature's opening session in 1913...reenactment of the First Territorial Legislature, for which Lamkin put...the day after the First Territorial Legislature convened for the first...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-07/legislative-centennial-deemed-success
State

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