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A truth-challenged view of land trust

...state matter." Rather than Ms. Downing's scary "islands of sovereignty pop(ping) up around the state," federal public law 83-280 imposes state law concurrently on Indian Country statewide, including Alaska.Finally, Ms. Downing gives...
State mental health laws are a work in progress

In 1956, Congress passed Public Law 830 granting the territory of Alaska authority over its mental health laws and providing funds to create "an integrated mental...
Kensington opponents will redouble efforts

...temporary celebration over 30 years of good sensible enforcement of America's Clean Water Act - as it is promulgated in public law. Nevertheless, what may not be commonly known is that Judge Singleton's action can and will be appealed to the 9th...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...message. To the person who complained about Native hiring preference, a history lesson is needed for you. A federal public law allows Native hiring preference. Federally recognized Native Americans are legally considered a nation within a nation...
Around Town

...Continued planning of the area between the Shrine and Eagle Beach. Details: 586-5226. Video about the Patriot Act (Public Law 107-56), 6:30 p.m., Downtown Public Library. Details: Ray, 789-2952. NAEYC-SEA ice cream social, 6...
Downtown dilemma: Many resources readily available to help alcoholism people recover. Rainforest is one of the primary options.Assistance starts with a phone call - either from the public, law enforcement or the individual. Rainforest Recovery also patrols downtown with its van. "We have a continuum of care...
What to do with the ACLU?

...legally one's own. The state of Alaska has formed policies regarding squatters based upon the needs and desires of the public. Law enforcement carries out these policies. Squatting takes on a different feeling when referring to the homeless and the...
Return of Tongass lands to Sealaska crucial to satisfy debt

...message is 'Not in my backyard! Land for Natives? It's not right! We live here.' This was not the mantra when public law was made in 1971. Logging communities should always have been aware of Alaska Natives and their lands. Three 1/2...

...At their 1952 annual meeting, the Knights of Columbus adopted a resolution urging that the change be made part of the public law relating to the use of the flag. Copies of this resolution were sent to the president, the vice president (as presiding...
A snapshot of life a century ago

...1911. On May 15, 1911 the Supreme Court dissolved Standard Oil under the Sherman Antitrust Act. Then on Aug. 8, Public law 62-5 set the number of representatives in the House of Representatives at 435. The law would come into effect in 1913...


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