Thursday, April 24, 2014
Sen. Olympia Snowe says that “cumbersome” and “antiquated” federal policies are harming Maine’s fishery industry.
The Maine Republican made that accusation at a hearing today of the Senate commerce committee’s subcommittee on oceans, atmosphere, fisheries and Coast Guard. She is the top Republican on that panel, which was holding a hearing looking at how a federal fishery conservation and management law is being put into effect.
Kevin Miller is Washington bureau chief for the Portland Press Herald and MaineToday Media. He has worked as a journalist in Maine for 6 ½ years, covering the environment, politics and the State House. Before arriving in Maine, he wrote about politics, government and education for newspapers in Virginia and Maryland.
Kevin can be reached at 317-6256 or email@example.com
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