RI One Step Closer to Seat on Mid-Atlantic Fishery Council

rifa2Senator Reed wrote the Rhode Island Fishermen’s Fairness Act (S. 713) to add Rhode Island to the list of seven states with voting representation on the MAFMC, a regional management board that establishes fishery management rules for stocks primarily caught in federal waters adjacent to the mid-Atlantic coast., included in the latest version of the Senate Commerce Committee’s draft Magnuson-Stevens Act .  Read more here 11:07