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Juneau - Gov. Sarah Palin has proposed cutting state funding for the Marine Exchange, the Juneau-based nonprofit that operates vessel tracking stations in the state's busiest waterways. In amendments to her 2010 budget proposal, Palin reduced the proposal from $650,000 in funding to zero.The funding was for a combination of operating costs and building new stations, such as in the Arctic, where shipping is growing.
Budget change slashes Marine Exchange funds 030409 NEWS 2 Capital City Weekly Juneau - Gov. Sarah Palin has proposed cutting state funding for the Marine Exchange, the Juneau-based nonprofit that operates vessel tracking stations in the state's busiest waterways. In amendments to her 2010 budget proposal, Palin reduced the proposal from $650,000 in funding to zero.The funding was for a combination of operating costs and building new stations, such as in the Arctic, where shipping is growing.
Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Story last updated at 3/4/2009 - 11:01 am

Budget change slashes Marine Exchange funds

Juneau - Gov. Sarah Palin has proposed cutting state funding for the Marine Exchange, the Juneau-based nonprofit that operates vessel tracking stations in the state's busiest waterways. In amendments to her 2010 budget proposal, Palin reduced the proposal from $650,000 in funding to zero.The funding was for a combination of operating costs and building new stations, such as in the Arctic, where shipping is growing.


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