Editorial: Governor, please don't veto Wrangell positions
June 24, 2021
Gov. Mike Dunleavy will have multiple big decisions to make when the state budget lands on his desk and he decides which appropriations he likes and which he will veto. Alaska's governors have the power to pick and choose, line by line, which spending items they don't support, and can either totally eliminate them or simply cross out the number and write in a smaller amount.
We ask that the governor this year not use his veto pen, pencil, Sharpie or highlighter on two budget items that are important to Wrangell.
There is $66,000 in the Department of Fish and Game budget to restore the comm...