tribal sovereignty

Local News
7:45 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

2/24/15 - Tlingit and Haida Indian tribes approve same-sex marriages in tribal courts

Goal of tribal same-sex policy is inclusion of all tribal members

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Local News
1:40 pm
Thu February 12, 2015

2/10/15 - Gov. Bill Walker administration seeks delay in tribal sovereignty case

State's request for a delay is an attempt to find a political fix, according to tribes' attorney

Governor Bill Walker’s administration is seeking a delay in a long-running tribal sovereignty case, saying it wants to form a working group to explore policy issues and potential alternatives to continued litigation. But the tribes’ attorney says the state’s request for a delay is just a ploy to get around its loss in court.

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Local News
7:26 am
Mon February 9, 2015

2/9/15 - Gov. Bill Walker administration seeks delay in tribal sovereignty case

Tribes’ attorney says state of Alaska seeks to delay a ruling it has little chance of winning on appeal

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Local News
5:19 am
Mon November 24, 2014

11/24/14 - Walker-Mallott transition teams hear about looming fiscal crisis

Teams buoyed by hope, sense of new beginnings despite state's finances

This weekend, Walker-Mallott transition teams met at the University of Alaska Anchorage campus. Some 230 Alaskans were grouped by topics such as oil and gas, education, fisheries, fiscal policy and health care. Their task was to work toward consensus on goals, priorities, and recommended actions for incoming Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov.-elect Byron Mallott.

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Local News
3:28 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

11/3/14 - Senatorial candidates make final push; AFN endorses Begich, Walker, Mallott

AFN Board Member April Ferguson describes several reasons AFN delegates voted to endorse incumbent Sen. Mark Begich.


  Major candidates for the U .S. Senate in Alaska are making one final push to rally voters. Incumbent Senator Democrat Mark Begich, and challenger Dan Sullivan held rallies. Sullivan appeared at a rally with Sen. Ted Cruz, a Texas Republican and Tea Party favorite. Cruz blasted the status quo in Washington, DC., and advocated the abolition of the Internal Revenue Service. Begich called for more cooperation and an end to bipartisan politics.

 Alaska Federation of Natives endorses Begich, Walker, Mallott 

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