A legislative update from Rep. Stutes

Rep. Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak, presentrs at ComFish Alaska 2019 in Kodiak on Thursday, March 29. Photo by Margaret Bauman for The Cordova Times

Among the presenters at ComFish Alaska 2019 in Kodiak on Thursday, March 29, was Rep. Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak, who provided an update on pink salmon disaster relief funds, and the status of legislation on the  Alaska Marine Highway System and fish taxes. In a community meeting later, Stutues offered a detailed outline on the overall status of Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget and options for a lower Alaska Permanent Fund dividend check that would benefit coastal fishing communities.

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