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Delegation Announces Paycheck Protection Program Fix for Commercial Fishing Businesses

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Covid-19 Update: AK CARES Eligibility Expanded To Help Alaska Small Businesses

AK CARES Eligibility Expanded To Help Alaska Small Businesses

For Immediate Release 20-101 Governor Dunleavy Expands AK CARES Eligibility To Help Alaska Small Businesses August 20, 2020 (Anchorage) – Taking additional steps to better expedite the AK CARES Act Funding for small businesses in need of help, Governor Mike Dunleavy today notified the Legislative Budget & Audit Committee that he is submitting modifications to the AK CARES Grant Program to expand the eligibility for applicants. The expanded program details, delivered by the established Revised Programs Legislative (RPL) Review Process, was sent alongside other routine business for the committees consideration in response to mitigating the effects of the COVID-19 public health crisis.
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Covid-19 Update: Alaska CARES Grant Applications

Alaska CARES Grant Eligibility for Fishermen

AK CARES GRANT – AK COMMERCIAL FISHERMEN CAN APPLY AUGUST 6, 2020 AK CARES GRANT WEBSITE Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - Starting Thursday, Aug. 6, the AK CARES grant program will be expanded to include Alaska’s commercial fishermen. It will also include 501(c)6 nonprofit organizations, and small businesses that received $5,000 or less in Paycheck Protection Program or Economic Injury Disaster Loan funds. “Setting up a completely new grant program to assist businesses through this unprecedented pandemic and its economic impacts, with constantly evolving federal guidance, has been challenging to say the least,” said DCCED Commissioner, Julie Anderson. “However, we continue to adapt the program to assist as many businesses as we can, as quickly as we can. I expect to see significant improvements in processing times and the number of businesses we can reach as a result of the program...
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Press Release: United Fisherman of Alaska Proudly Endorses Senator Dan Sullivan For Reelection

Endorsement is Result of Sullivan’s Leadership and Effectiveness on Behalf of Alaska’s Fishing Community  Juneau, AK – The United Fishermen of Alaska (UFA) proudly announces its endorsement of U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan for reelection to the United States Senate.  “UFA’s endorsement of Senator Sullivan is a result of his demonstrated leadership and effectiveness in advancing the interests of Alaska’s fisheries and fishermen across the state,” said UFA President Matt Alward. “Time and time again, Dan Sullivan has stood up for Alaska fishermen and coastal communities. Whether it was spearheading through Congress a permanent exemption to the EPA’s overburdensome regulations for incidental discharge from fishing vessels, advancing efforts to reduce and remove tariffs on Alaska seafood, working across the aisle to pass sweeping marine debris and ocean clean-up legislation, or securing critical relief for Alaska fishermen and their families in the face of COVID-19. We look forward to working with the...
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