Tag Archives: Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3)

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

North Carolina’s Walter Jones Calls On Administration To Fight For Bluefin Tuna Quota Increase

“After years of steep quota reductions, U.S. bluefin tuna fishermen have more than done their part,” said Congressman Jones.  “The economic costs to them, their families, and the communities they support have been severe.  Now that science shows the stock is fully rebuilt, that sacrifice should not go unrewarded.” I love this guy! Read the rest here 18:05