Legislators continue work on ferry system advisory board
April 1, 2021
State House and Senate committees continue to work on competing bills that would change the membership of the state ferry system advisory board.
The Senate Transportation Committee on Tuesday heard the governor's bill, while the House State Affairs Committee considered legislation Tuesday offered by House Speaker Louise Stutes, of Kodiak.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy's proposal would allow every governor to change out the board's membership, while Stutes' legislation attempts to protect almost half the members from changeover with each new governor.
The two versions are similar, however, in changing...