Governor Bill Walker stops by Kodiak

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Alaska Governor Bill Walker will be in Kodiak Friday, August 31.

While in the city, he’ll sign off on House Bill 56.

The bill will raise the amount of a commercial fishing loans from $300,000 to $400,000, to adjust for inflation.

The bill would also change the loan for buying an entry permit from $100,000 to $200,000.

The signing will be at 1:15 p.m. Friday afternoon at Fisherman’s Hall and continue to 1:45 p.m.

Walker is running for his second term during the 2018 gubernatorial election in November.

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