A Conservatives4Palin-sponsored webathon in coalition with numerous bloggers and websites is ongoing and has thus far raised $130,875 for the Alaska Fund Trust to retire $500,000 in legal bills incurred fighting ethics complaints. Governor Palin has $369, 125 in legal bills remaining.
Speaking of ethics complaints, the 16th such complaint was dismissed. The complaint, filed by Andree McLeod against Anchorage Office Director Kris Perry, alleged Perry used her official position for personal gain by traveling with the governor on three occasions.
Governor Palin appointed 23 people to 9 boards during the past 10 days, bringing her total to 91 appointments and re-appointments this year, including two judicial appointments, an attorney general, and one state senate appointment. In the 178 days that have passed this year, she has averaged one appointment every two days.
The Governor made a surprise visit to Sailors and personnel onboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) on Monday during the military joint-training exercise Northern Edge 2009.
Governor Palin signed domestic violence legislation and legislation requiring booster seats for young children traveling in motor vehicles.
Governor Palin lauded a US Supreme Court ruling allowing the Kensington Gold Mine project to proceed.
The Governor supported Iranian protesters against a fraudulent election, specifically the women who are leading many of the protests, and one woman -- Neda Soltan, who was murdered during a protest.
Governor Palin signed a boating safety memo of understanding with the U.S. Coast Guard.
Governor Palin held ceremonies declaring 2009 the "Year of the Non-Commissioned Officer" and June 14 as "Day of the Non-Commissioned Officer."
The Governor broke ground on the Goose Creek Correctional Center, a medium security prison to be built near Point Mackenzie.
The Governor sent a letter to the U.S. Secretary of the Interior to initiate a federal-state land exchange, so that a needed road can be built.
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