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UFA Fleet Update: USDA Supports U.S. Seafood Industry Impacted by Retaliatory Tariffs

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USDA Supports U.S. Seafood Industry Impacted by Retaliatory Tariffs

(Washington, D.C., September 9, 2020) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide approximately $530 million to support the U.S. seafood industry and fishermen impacted by retaliatory tariffs from foreign governments. The funding will be provided through the Seafood Trade Relief Program and funded through the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC), administered by USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA). “Many nations have not played by the rules for a long time, and President Trump is the first President to stand up to them and send a clear message that the United States will no longer tolerate unfair trade practices,” said Secretary Perdue. “The Seafood Trade Relief Program ensures fishermen and other U.S. producers will...
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UFA Fleet Update: BOF Candidate Hearings

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House Fisheries and Resource Committee Who: Appointees to the Board of Fisheries What: Joint House Fisheries and Resource Committee When: Thursday, September 3, at 10:00 a.m. On Thursday, September 3, at 10:00 a.m. in the Anchorage Legislative Information Office (LIO), the House Fisheries and Resource Committee will hold a hearing to take public testimony to consider Governor Mike Dunleavy's appointees to the Board of Fisheries: John Jensen, McKenzie Mitchell, Abe Williams, and John Wood. Thursday's meeting will provide opportunity for legislators and the public to review and provide the public the opportunity to weigh in bout specific appointees. Members of the public may testify over the phone or submit written testimony to matt.gruening@akleg.gov...
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UFA Fleet Update: August 26, 2020

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Senate Resources Board of Fisheries Appointee Hearing

Who: Appointees to the Board of Fisheries What: Senate Resource Committee: When: Friday, August 28, at 3:00 p.m. On Friday, August 28, at 3:00 p.m. in the Anchorage Legislative Information Office (LIO), the Senate Resource Committee will hold a hearing to take public testimony on and consider Governor Mike Dunleavy's appointees to the Board of Fisheries: John Jensen, McKenzie Mitchell, Abe Williams, and John Wood. Friday's meeting will provide opportunity for legislators and the public to review and provide the public the opportunity to weigh in bout specific appointees. Members of the public may testify over the phone or...
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