Dunleavy administration has full gag order on AFG&G
All budget questions referred to press secretary
February 28, 2019
Alaska’s new slogan is “open for business” but good luck trying to find out any budget details when it comes to the business of fishing.
The Dunleavy administration has a full gag order in place at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and all budget questions, no matter how basic, are referred to press secretary Matt Shuckerow. Likewise, queries to the many deputies and assistants at the ADF&G commissioner’s office are deferred to Shuckerow who did not acknowledge messages for information.
“It isn’t just the media or Alaskans. Legislators are faced with that same gag order,”...