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NH congressional delegation stands with fishermen

bullard karpFishermen have said this month that the U.S. Congress is their last hope in preventing federal regulations from destroying their industry. So it was a boost of confidence this week when three New Hampshire congressional legislators took a stand for the fishing industry. They filed legislation, sent letters requesting action and held a roundtable that placed themselves, fishermen and federal officials in the same room to discuss the fate of the fishing industry. “I think they’re all believable,” said Peter Kendall, a former New Hampshire commercial fisherman. “I think they’re all behind us.” Read the rest here 12:46