Soon-to-be Vacated Seat on Fisheries Council Should Be Held By A New Yorker, Lawmakers Say
A seat on an interstate fisheries council that manages fish allocations among mid-Atlantic states will be vacated this summer, and top New York lawmakers are urging the federal government to keep a New Yorker in the post, Newsday has learned.
In a May 7 letter, Sen. Chuck Schumer told Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo it was "crucial" that she appoint a New Yorker to soon-to-be vacated seat on the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council. The at-large seat is currently...
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