Sealaska Lands Bill Will be Reintroduced in Congress

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC

Every new session of Congress is a clean slate.  Bills that didn’t pass in the previous two-year cycle disappear.  It’s up to members of Congress to dust off their old bills and reintroduce them.  One of those that will soon get new life is the controversial Sealaska lands bill, which would give the Alaska Native Corporation the option to select different lands in the Tongass National Forest.  As APRN’s Libby Casey reports from Washington, exactly what form the bill will take will soon be seen.

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