Letters to the Editor
April 8, 2021
House working to add Wrangell fisheries and children's services jobs
The Alaska Legislature is more than halfway through session, and I am happy to report a few successes in the legislative budget process that will benefit Wrangell residents.
Last year, Wrangell officials came to me with an idea to create a social worker position that would be funded partially through the state and partially through local means. We were able to add a part-time Office of Children's Services caseworker for Wrangell in last year's budget, but it was vetoed by the governor. We are trying again this year and, s...