Michael Penn | Juneau Empire file After the 42-foot boat Whimsea burned and sank in Don Statter Memorial Harbor in June, the federal Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund paid for cleanup and recovery of the boat. A tax supporting that fund is set to expire at the end of the year.

Federal support for oil spill fund will end in 2018

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In this Feb. 4, 2019 file photo, former Speaker nominee Rep. Bryce Edgmon, Dillingham, right, shares a laugh with Speaker nominee Rep. David Talerico, R-Healy, as Speaker Pro Tempore Rep. Neal Foster, Nome, presides over the House. Edgmon was elected Speaker of the House on Thursday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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