Tag Archives: Ohio Gov. John Kasich

Kasich calls fishing regulations ‘ridiculous’ – says it’s rampant environmentalism

AR-160119964.jpg&MaxW=650Kasich told a group of fishermen and fishing industry members at the Yankee Fisherman’s Cooperative in Seabrook that he would do what he could to limit bureaucracy and deregulate industries like their own. This year, half of the commercial fishing fleet went inactive in New Hampshire because regulations were too strict, leaving just nine to harvest groundfish in the Gulf of Maine. On Friday, he told fishermen he was previously unaware of their plight, as well as other obstacles in their way. When one fisherman told Kasich that approximately 90 percent of all seafood is imported, he said soberly, “I did not know that.” Read the article here 09:32

On the Stump: Kasich vows to help fishermen

569046c0e35bd.imageIt’s been tough going for fishermen in recent years, but yesterday the local fishermen’s co-op managed to reel in a big catch — a candidate for president swung by to listen to their concerns and offer help. Ohio Gov. John Kasich spent about an hour talking with members of the Yankee Fishermans Co-op.  For fishermen, the predominant issue is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA for short. The agency regulates the fishing industry, and fishermen have long complained that it uses bad science and a heavy hand to enforce regulations that are putting many of them out of business. Read the article here 08:19