Fishing aid faces Senate floor fight – $336 million for AMTRAK !!

Republican Sens. John McCain and Tom Coburn have signaled an effort to strip from a $60.4 billion Hurricane Sandy disaster relief bill today the $150 million targeted for fisheries disaster funding — the bulk of which would go to tmanatthewheelhe five coastal New England states and New York whose fishermen work the Atlantic for groundfish. Read More