Maine Lobster Industry Thrown Lifeline As Delegation Secures Government Funding Package
On Tuesday the Maine Delegation consisting of U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King, Representatives Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden, as well as Governor Janet Mills, announced that they were successful in securing a regulatory pause for Maine’s lobster industry in the omnibus appropriations bill that is expected to pass the Senate and House this week. As Senator King said on a press call this morning, “this was a Christmas miracle for the lobster industry.”
All members of the Maine Delegation and Governor Mills worked closely on this provision...
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