03/22/16 - 8:55pm
Taking a break from the normal run of bad budgetary news, Gov. Bill Walker and four members of the Alaska Legislature held a press conference to announce some good news: The U.S. Supreme Court’s 8-0 ruling in favor of an Alaska moose hunter.
“It’s a good day,” Gov. Bill Walker said Tuesday.
On Tuesday morning, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling in the case Sturgeon v. Frost, which pitted an Alaska man against the National Park Service.
At issue is who has jurisdiction over rivers running through national preserves and parks: the state or the federal government.