Tag Archives: Alaska Regional Development Organization

ARDORs, hair crab limited entry revived –

23523_354387901211_7651997_aJUNEAU — The bill to resurrect the Alaska Regional Development Organization program and the now-unique vessel-based limited entry system for the currently closed Korean hair crab fishery is on its way to Gov. Sean Parnell after a House floor debate as strange as the measure’s weird path through the Legislature. Read more here  23:10

Alaska-Journal-of-Commerce EDITORIAL: Shame to share for scallop shenanigans – ANDREW JENSEN, MANAGING EDITOR

Alaska’s rural communities will lose out after a backdoor move to preserve  the status quo in the state scallop fishery backfired in the closing days of the  legislative session. The stage for the standoff between Rep. Paul Seaton of Homer and Sen. Donny  Olson of Nome was set when Olson attempted to bypass Seaton’s Fisheries  Committee by attaching an unrelated permit program onto an uncontroversial House  bill to extend the 25-year-old Alaska Regional Development Organization. continued