A federal judge has agreed with a defense request to move back sentencing for a former fisheries aide for Sen. Lisa Murkowski.
Arne Fuglvog, pleaded guilty in August to falsely reporting where he caught sablefish intended for interstate commerce.
Sentencing was set for Nov. 18, but Fuglvog's attorney, Jeffrey Feldman, asked the judge to reschedule for Dec. 7, citing a conflicting obligation.
U.S. District Judge H. Russel Holland granted the request earlier this week. Fuglvog entered a plea agreement that recommends he be sentenced to 10 months in prison, fined $50,000 and ordered to make a "community service payment" of $100,000 to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to enhance fisheries habitat in the coastal areas of the Gulf of Alaska.
He has been free on his own recognizance.