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Several fish bills before the AK Legislature have wide support from fishermen


February 13, 2020

Alaska lawmakers are making fast work of several fish bills that have wide support from Alaska’s fishermen. 

“I was anticipating a somewhat slow start, but they’re organized and they’re diving right into these issues and taking these bills up. And so there’s lots of opportunities to participate,” said Frances Leach, executive director of United Fishermen of Alaska.

The bill (HB 35) that would resolve a conflict of interest fix at the state Board of Fisheries has been moving through committee hearings in Juneau and could finally be settled after a 14 year push.

“One of the re...

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