ASD Superintendent Jim Browder Looking To Leave; And The Latest On The Sequester

Alaska Edition Host Michael Carey
Alaska Edition Host Michael Carey

Superintendent of Schools James Browder announces his intended departure. It looks like the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 40 years ago is finally over with the transfer of 230,000 acres to Native village corporations. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has questions for and about Secretary of the Interior nominee Sally Jewel. How do sled dogs develop qualities that allow them to travel a thousand miles in a few days? What’s the latest from Washington on the mandatory cuts to the federal budget? We can finally take a clear look at Title 21, the municipality’s land-use and standards measure. The Obama Administration and the Congress continue to wrangle over gun legislation. ConocoPhillips says it will not send liquefied natural gas overseas from its Nikiski plant after March 31. Fishermen, especially Alaska fishermen, are petitioning Congress and regulatory agencies to prevent genetically modified salmon from reaching the supermarkets.

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