Matt Buxton reports:
Last year, on the heels of a national pressure to regulate firearms, the Alaska Legislature passed legislation that bars the state or local governments from helping feds enforce new gun laws.
This year, a North Pole Republican and an Anchorage Democrat are teaming up to bring a similar approach to the federal government’s snooping on private communications of Alaskans.
Sens. John Coghill, R-North Pole, and Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage, on Thursday announced plans to introduce a bill today that will ban state officials, agencies and corporate contractors from participating in warrantless monitoring of Alaskans and Americans within the state.
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