U.S. Senate Votes Down Gun Control; KABATA Supporters Suffer Surprising Setback

Michael-CareyThe U.S. Senate rejects President Obama’s gun-control proposals. Action on Railbelt energy relief proposals. Trials for subsistence fishermen continue in a Bethel court. KABATA advocates suffer a surprising setback. A tribal court in Aniak banishes an Anchorage man for alleged bootlegging. Looking forward to the 2014 race for Senator Mark Begich’s seat. Which controversial bills gained traction in the state legislature and which ones fell flat? How is Representative Don Young’s current relationship with the leadership. Senator Lisa Murkowski visits Bethel to discuss subsistence fishing. Why didn’t any large education legislation move in the state legislature?

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