“Time is not on our side, so we must act now” – Grassroots petition asks US President to save canneries

Grassroots petitionA grassroots movement has been formed by local businesswoman Mrs Kathy Pilimai and local businesses and working class people to help save the local tuna industry. This citizens movement has put together a petition and hopes to collect 10,000 signatures for every one living in the territory with a valid ID, calling on President Barack Obama to help save the local canneries. The petition is prompted by a statement by StarKist last week that due to a combination of factors which has driven up their costs and made them less competitive, they are looking at moving,,, Read the rest here 12:40