Officials: Fishing Training Grant Critical for Safety

Congress passed a bill today that will help ensure the safety of local fishermen, according to US Congressman William Keating (D-Bourne). The bill, HR 5769, the Howard Coble Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2014, reauthorizes funding for the US Coast Guard for fiscal years 2015 and 2016.  Included in the legislation was a Keating Provision that reauthorized critical fishing safety training grant programs. Read the rest here 16:21

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