Supporting Stonington Fishermen, Courtney Stands Alone from Connecticut Delegation backing HR-200

Representative Joe Courtney was the lone member of the Connecticut delegation to vote in favor of a reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, a 1976 law that governs marine fisheries management in U.S. waters. The bill was opposed by all but a handful of Democrats,,,  The bill also includes a measure he sought to allow for commercial fishing boats to be used by the government when it surveys northeastern waters to establish what fish are prevalent. Currently, the trawling is done by a vessel owned by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that is unreliable. >click to read<11:36

One Response to Supporting Stonington Fishermen, Courtney Stands Alone from Connecticut Delegation backing HR-200

  1. Dick Grachek says:

    Thank you Joe!

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