Connecticut Lawmakers Urge USDA to Help Shellfish Farmers Under Section 32
WASHINGTON, DC - Last week five members of the U.S. House and two Senators, all from Connecticut, continued a full-court press on Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Purdue to expand federal resources to aid shellfish farmers in Connecticut and throughout the country.
This is the second letter Connecticut’s Congressional delegation has sent to USDA on the need for federal support for the shellfish industry. Two months ago, lawmakers sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader ...
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