State review triggers talk of cutting back Alaska’s Commercial Fisheries Limited Entry Commission

A new state review suggests the three-member state commission overseeing some of Alaska’s most lucrative commercial fisheries is prone to inefficiency and ripe for overhaul, with a few employees who are paid but rarely show up at the office. The review of , conducted by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, comes as officials struggling with a forecast $3.5 billion shortfall look to trim state spending. Read the rest here 08:13