Stevens rider would benefit Native corporation
Friday, October 24, 2003

Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) has inserted language in an appropriations bill that benefits an Alaska Native corporation and another company that his son has ties to.

The rider would enable Stevens rider would give Aleut Corp. the right to harvest polluck, a lucrative fish. According to Anchorage Daily News, the catch could be worth $10 million a year to the corporation.

Stevens's son, Ben, sits on the board of an an Aleut Corp. subsidiary that would benefit from the deal. He also consults for a small fish-processing plant that stands to gain from the harvest.

The rider is contained in a military appropriations bill.

Get the Story:
Stevens' fish rider for Adak attacked (The Anchorage Daily News 10/24)

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