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Long awaited land trade approved

 


KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) – A recently approved U.S. Senate bill secures a long-awaited land trade.

The $1.1 spending bill approved by the Senate on Thursday will permit a land trade between the U.S. Forest Service and the Alaska Mental Health Trust, the Ketchikan Daily News reports. The bill is heading to President Donald Trump’s desk for final signature.

The land trade has been an ongoing effort by the Mental Health Trust Authority Board. The board uses land proceeds to fund the state’s mental

health services. The entities began the land trading process in June 2015. By May

2016, Rep...



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