Bipartisan Group in Senate Introduce Bill to Restore Funding to Fishing Safety Training Grants
Last Friday a bipartisan group of coastal senators introduced a bill that restores the federal share of fishing safety training and research grants back to 75 percent, up from the 50% cut made 2018 legislation. The bill would also reauthorize the safety training and research programs for $6,000,000 per year for 2019-2021.
The bill, dubbed the Funding Instruction for Safety Health, and Security Avoids Fishing Emergencies (FISH SAFE) Act, was signed by Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Markey (D-MA)...
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