Alaska fishing industry needs help from federal and state governments


The fishing industry has been a significant economic driver in the Southeast region for many years, and its importance has only grown over the past two decades.

As a public official for the past decade, I have been working hard to support the industry, and I will continue to do so. Unfortunately, the recent collapse of salmon prices worldwide, due to Russia's actions to fund its war efforts in Ukraine, has caused serious challenges to our Southeast Alaska commercial fleet and the industry as a whole. Therefore, support from various entities is crucial during this time.

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