Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board alternative bill gets mixed reviews

Sen. Norby Chabert began sculpting a new vision for the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board during the last legislative session, and continues a path toward change during the current one. But the Houma Republican’s new bill, which would place the embattled entity under the auspices of the Lieutenant Governor rather than the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has been less than well received by fishermen and others in the industry. continued