OPINION: American Fisheries Advisory Committee Act Will Identify The Needs of the Industry
Alaska's senators are proudly touting a recently passed law that creates an American Fisheries Advisory Committee.
After its passage Sen. Dan Sullivan, who introduced the bill, said "… our fishermen will again have a seat at the table to offer appropriate input and oversight of the Saltonstall-Kennedy grant process …" But what's the big deal? Why do we need another committee? And what the heck is a Saltonstall-Kennedy grant process?
Well, it's all about pots of money...
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