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Sealaska Lands bills head to full House committee

The Sealaska Lands bill and a partial settlement went before a subcommittee on Thursday and now head to the full House Resources Committee for review...
Sealaska land bill moves to House floor

A House bill regarding land ownership entitled to Sealaska underwent a markup Wednesday before the House Committee on Natural Resources. The Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization and Jobs Protection Act, or H.R. 740, championed by Rep.
Sealaska lands bill moves forward

A bill that would allow regional Native corporation Sealaska to complete its land entitlement moved through a Senate committee Tuesday. The legislation - which is sponsored by U.S.
My Turn: Support passage of Sealaska lands bill

Senators Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich have introduced S. 340 in the U.S. Senate to finalize Sealaska's land selections from within the Tongass National Forest as intended by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971.
House Committee to hear Sealaska land bills

A U.S. House of Representatives committee Thursday will hear two different Sealaska land bills. Both bills relate to advancing the finalizations of Sealaska's land conveyances required by the 1971 Alaska Native Claims Settlement...
Scientists ask for protections on salmon in Tongass

...forest habitats."Hardcastle, also a commercial gillnetter, said examples of privatization include the proposed Sealaska lands bill making its way through Congress and efforts under way from a state timber task force.Robert Dillon, a spokesman...
Rep. Young's Sealaska land bill passes House

A bill to finalize Sealaska Corporation's Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act land claims passed the U.S. House of Representatives, Tuesday. Rep. Young's H.R.
Miller misguides on Sealaska bill

...skills and how they will apply to important issues for Alaska. If this is so, then why would he claim that the Sealaska land bill lacks transparency and would set a precedent with its new selection areas, when the facts say otherwise? Sealaska...
Native voters, corporations provide key Murkowski support

...from Sealaska, and I think a lot of that was the Sealaska lands bill," she said. In Juneau, with Southeast's largest...Prince of Wales Island, where opposition to the Sealaska Lands bill has been focused, Miller won Thorne Bay and Coffman...
Something isn't right

I've been hearing a lot about Sen. Lisa Murkowski's draft Sealaska Lands Bill, and the language in the draft bill itself doesn't jibe with Murkowski's spin on the legislation. It seems to be nothing...


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