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Congressman Young talks funding & energy


Representative Don Young

Alaska Congressman Don Young spoke about a program to revitalize Southeast schools, local businesses and sea otter pelt market possibilities during a brief stop in Petersburg on Tuesday.

Young met with the Economic Redevelopment Council on Tuesday in City Council chambers. The hour-long round-table invited members of the council and the community to speak their minds.

Young first spoke about the importance of the fishing industry in Southeast Alaska: “You can't just build up a work-force over night, you have to have people who know what they're doing,” he said.

But the conversation turn...

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