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Rhode Island Seeks to Join Mid-Atlantic Council, but Politics are in Play

RI delegationThe Ocean State has no voice in governance, despite being a major player in those waters.  A Case of Political Failure? Richard L. Fuka, president of the Rhode Island Fishermen’s Alliance, says the problem is inherently political—perhaps due to the current Democratic presidential administration, and certainly the ineffectiveness of Rhode Island’s congressional delegation. He particularly called out Sen. Jack Reed, who he feels should be able to get things done after his long tenure in Washington. Read the article here  20:24