Coastal Management Petition Submits Nearly 34,000 Signatures

Backers of a citizens’ initiative to re-establish an Alaska Coastal Management Program have submitted nearly 34,000 signatures to the state Division of Elections. The Alaska Sea Party held a news conference in Anchorage Tuesday morning to announce the total, which is about 8,000 more than the group needs to place the measure on this year’s statewide ballot. But, the Sea Party hopes the legislature is able to resolve the issue before it goes to a vote.

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