One of Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s first priorities in the new Congress is to pass a 680-page public lands bill. The bill came within a hair’s breadth of passing late last month, but it was thwarted by a single senator.
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski is in Alaska holding field hearings as the chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
Alaska issues don’t come up much in presidential debates, but Donald Trump did face a public lands question, and his answer struck a nerve among Western conservatives.
The long-awaited Sealaska bill is one piece of a Public Lands package that’s been added to a must-pass defense bill.