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New Jersey anglers criticize disaster relief funding

Tom Fote, of the Jersey Coast Anglers Association, has blamed the regional manager for NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Fisheries for moving most of the money to New England. Donofrio said New England commercial fishermen have consistently overfished and are now being rewarded for it. He noted the $33 million is not going to the beleaguered charter and for-hire sector in New England. Read more here  pressofatlanticcity.com 08:14

We ran this on Feb 28th – Out in Left Field – “and their Senate leaders reward them with $33 million in fisheries welfare”??? Read comments here