“Having a patchwork of gun regulations on different public lands is confusing and poor public policy,” Begich said. “Alaskans and others should be able to exercise their Second Amendment rights when legally camping, hiking or fishing on federal lands, and this legislation keeps us on that track.”
Senator Mark Begich welcomes Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to Alaska. Sen. Begich and Sec. Sebelius will host several meetings focusing on "future care of Alaska's children, elderly."
Libyan rebels place a $2 million bounty on Qaddafi as they seek to strengthen their hold on Tripoli, Libya.
Of the 36 Alaska post offices originally on closure list, 25 have been removed. The 11 that remain in jeopardy are under review. The 25 were spared since they are off the road system.