REPRESENTATIVE DAN ORTIZ

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Mariculture Enhancement Bill Moves from Legislature

JUNEAU – Yesterday, the House concurred with Senate changes to mariculture enhancement legislation by Rep. Dan Ortiz, allowing qualified non-profits to pursue enhancement and/or restoration projects involving shellfish species, including red and blue king crab, sea cucumber, abalone, and razor clams.

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Legislators Affirm their Support for Alaska Ocean Cluster

JUNEAU – Alaska Ocean Cluster, and their mission to actively promote Alaska’s blue economy, was recognized by the House of Representatives in Speaker Stutes’ HCR 2. The House Concurrent Resolution, which stated the body’s official support for Alaska Ocean Cluster’s “mission, efforts and vision for a vibrant coastal economy in the state,” passed with a vote for 31-3.

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Legislators Urge Support for Board of Fish Reconsideration

JUNEAU – The Alaska Board of Fisheries announced Monday that it will meet this Thursday, January 27, to reconsider the location for its Southeast and Yakutat Finfish and Shellfish meeting. Southeast legislators are urging the public to take part in the limited public testimony which concludes on Wednesday.

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