Maryland voted on Dec. 23rd, 1788 to cede a 100-square-mile area of wetlands for the seat of the national government, the District of Columbia. Gavin and Wyatt are silhouetted as they survey the D.C. lowlands while John surveys tunes from, and about, the swamp in memory of the marsh which became the foundation of Washington D.C.. Tune in on Monday from 8-10 on KRNN!
- The union representing Haines municipal employees has filed a grievance against the borough on behalf of police officers. The grievance stems from Assembly member Tom Morphet’s decision to publicize accusations against the police department at an Assembly meeting earlier this month.
- House Bill 211 sponsored by Kiana Democrat Dean Westlake met opposition in a House session early Monday afternoon.
- The legislation would close a quarter of the gap between what the state government spends and what it raises.
- Sen. Kevin Meyer said his constituents oppose creating a new bureaucracy to collect an income tax when the Permanent Fund continues to pay dividends.