Congress renews funding important to Sitka, other SE cities. Health care industry an important economic driver in region. Federal official explains health insurance exchanges.
Thurs., Sept. 26, 2013
A number of regional fishing associations are joining forces to strengthen the Magnuson-Stevens Act. The Sitka-based Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association announced last week (9-9-14) that the new organization wants to ensure that Congress makes protecting fish stocks a priority as it prepares to reauthorize the nation’s most important law governing the harvest of seafood in federal waters. more