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By Dan Rudy 

Ortiz looks for budget feedback on Wrangell visit


District 36 Rep. Dan Ortiz stopped into Wrangell over the weekend, both to enjoy some of the Bearfest 2015 events and meet with constituents.

The Ketchikan Independent has put his first session

under his belt after being elected last November. And it was an interesting year to start with, after an atypical pair of special

sessions were called by Gov. Bill Walker as legislators

struggled to pass a budget.

“In this last session we were able to cut the budget by $800 million,” Ortiz noted. However, he pointed out the state is

still left with a more than $3 billion deficit to deal with...

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