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House Finance approves seafood branding tax bill

...sponsoring the bill, said the regional branding groups currently depend on a mix of state and federal grants for funding. Jerry McCune of United Fishermen of Alaska said that funding is drying up. Under House Bill 419, fishermen could vote to form regional...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032404/sta_housefinance.shtml
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Fishing crew fees may rise

...to return to the upper chamber for concurrence. Gov. Tony Knowles supports the measure, said spokesman Bob King. Jerry McCune, a lobbyist for United Fishermen of Alaska, said the group didn't like the bill. But he said it's better than...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...to return to the upper chamber for concurrence. Gov. Tony Knowles supports the measure, said spokesman Bob King. Jerry McCune, a lobbyist for United Fishermen of Alaska, said the group didn't like the bill. But he said it's better than...

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Fishermen fight farmed fish imports

...United States should restrict Chilean salmon imports during the commercial salmon season from May through September. Jerry McCune of UFA said that would mean less domestic competition for local fishermen trying to sell their catch fresh during the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030501/Loc_FarmedFish.html
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Alaska Digest

...NorQuest Seafoods; Andy Golia of Dillingham; Stephanie Madsen and Bob Thorstenson of Juneau; Chuck McCallum of Chignik; Jerry McCune of Cordova; Kris Norosz of Petersburg; and Charles Crapo of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. For more information...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092204/sta_akdigest.shtml
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Tax legislation would boost revenue for fishing towns

...going to be harmed on the back side of it." "I don't think any community is going to lose a lot of money," said Jerry McCune, a board member of the United Fishermen of Alaska. "The state won't really lose any money," he said. "We're...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012105/sta_20050121004.shtml
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Fishing groups split over Murkowski permitting plan

...habitat, not flushing fishing interests. It sounds to me that we will still have the protections that we have." Jerry McCune, of UFA's executive committee, said that the president's letter represents the current direction of the group's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020903/sta_legfishing.shtml
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Bill would do away with 58-foot seine boat limit

...around a 58-foot limit, and if we take that away, the salability of those boats is vastly reduced," he said. Jerry McCune, a lobbyist for the United Fishermen of Alaska, said the bill would help fishermen in western Alaska who must use...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021004/sta_seine.shtml
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Give governor a chance

...communities, as well as other industries in our state, and feels some changes to jump start economic development are needed. Let's give him a chance before we judge him so harshly. Jerry McCune, President Cordova District Fishermen United

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022403/let_letter1.shtml
Opinion
Study: Salmon industry needs restructuring

...Alaska fish worldwide. Participants in some fisheries are looking to shrink their ranks through buyouts or other means. Jerry McCune, a Copper River salmon gillnetter and president of Cordova District Fishermen United, said the Ulmer-Knapp report...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092605/sta_20050926006.shtml
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