AK Chamber Positions at Odds with Coastal Members
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch – State chamber positions are at odds with coastal members. But are they paying attention?
Coastal communities, businesses and fishing groups that belong to the Alaska Chamber of Commerce are not part of the conversation in determining its advocacy positions. The reason appears to be they are simply not speaking up.
The state Chamber claims “700+ members representing 100,000 employees and 30+ local chambers” but many positions don’t reflect fishing views.
Three cases in point...
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