Congressmen Walter B. Jones, Don Young co sponsor H.R. 330 Marine Access and State Transparency (MAST) Act

Today Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) joined his colleague No Fishing in cosponsoring H.R. 330, the Marine Access and State Transparency (MAST) Act. The bill would prevent President Barack Obama, or any future president, from unilaterally designating offshore areas as “national monuments” and restricting the public’s ability to fish there.  Instead, the bill would require a president to get the approval of Congress and the legislature of each state within 100 nautical miles of the monument before any “monument” designation could take effect. Read the rest here 18:07

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