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Vote while you fish!

Commercial fishermen, crew, processing workers, and others in the fishing industry can make a significant impact on elections. Learn about candidates, their positions on issues, and let candidates know what matters to you, your business, and your family. THEN VOTE.

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Press Release: New UFA Salmon Habitat Program Kicks Off with Survey of Commercial Fishermen

Survey Takers Enter to Win $500 Alaska Airlines or $200 LFS Gift Cards

JUNEAU – United Fishermen of Alaska (UFA) is kicking off a new program to connect Alaska commercial fishermen with useful and timely news about the health of the salmon runs that sustain the industry. Called the Salmon Habitat Information Program, or SHIP, UFA is starting with an opinion survey – with hefty prizes – for commercial fishermen.

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UFA Update: July 18, 2016

Support UFA Business members on our website HERE.
UFA Fish Calendar: http://www.ufafish.org/calendar/

Help support UFA today! Visit ‘Become a Member’ on our website to see the various membership levels and benefits.

Thank you to new UFA lifetime member Ruel Homlberg of Everett, WA.

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UFA Legislative Update: June 6, 2016

Fish taxes HB 4006 on House floor – today. Contents:
  1. Short Version: let your House representatives know how you feel about increased fishery taxes
  2. Special Session Summary – Fish Taxes
  3. Income Tax – Fishing crew withholding and employer/employees removed
  4. Operating Budget
  5. Fish-related bill that passed
  6. Bills that did not pass
  7. Appointment Confirmations
  1. Short version: Contact your legislators: Let your House Representative know how you feel about increased fishery taxes, as HB 4006 is headed for House floor vote, in second reading, with possible amendments, and may or may not come to a vote - today beginning at 1:00 PM.
Gavel to gavel coverage should be available…
  1. Special Session Summary – Fish Taxes:
Governor Walker called the legislature back for a special session of up to 30 days beginning on May 23, immediately after the end of the...
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UFA Update: April 28, 2016

Support UFA Business members on our website HERE. Thanks to Reecia Wilson and the crew at the Twisted Fish and Hangar on the Wharf restaurants for their generous contribution to the Juneau annual Blessing of the Fleet - Saturday April 7 at the Alaska Fishermen’s Memorial, 155 S. Seward in Juneau. This year the annual Juneau Maritime Festival takes place on the same day… looking forward. & Check out Trident Seafoods new website… UFA News releases: UFA announces Executive Committee & Committee chairs - effective April 15 Press Release: UFA Endorses Senator Lisa Murkowski (March 30)  UFA Fish Calendar: http://www.ufafish.org/calendar/ Help support UFA today! Visit 'Become a Member' on our website to see the various membership levels and benefits. Brief Legislative Report: 
  • We have not seen any action on commercial fisheries related bills we have been tracking since Friday’s April 22 Legislative Update.
  • Early this week the House rejected concurrence of Senate changes to HB137 that would increase sport fishing license fees, and a conference...
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