U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan held a town hall meeting in Anchorage Saturday, one of only a few he’s held on road system since the election of President Trump. Hundreds packed into the Bartlett High School auditorium they were frequently vocal.
With the U.S. House and Senate on break, Alaskans alarmed by the Trump White House are pressuring the state’s Congressional delegation for a town hall meeting in the Anchorage area. Their push doesn’t seem to be having the desired effect.
Senate Bill 88, sponsored by Sitka Republican Sen. Bert Stedman, allows a land trade between Alaska Mental Health Trust and the U.S. Forest Service, in which the trust would receive nearly 20,000 acres for timber harvest in exchange for approximately 18,000 acres near several Southeast communities.