Alaska Fisheries Report Few Problems So Far From Gov’t Shutdown
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch –
Alaska’s cod and crab fisheries are underway in the Bering Sea ang Gulf with few problems reported so far from the government shutdown that’s heading into a third week.
“I have not heard of any problems, but that’s not to say that there aren’t any.”
Forrest Bowers is acting director of the Alaska’s commercial fisheries division. The shutdown has furloughed about 800,000 workers nationwide, most with no pay, including fishery oversight and research jobs...
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