Bill seeks to protect watermen's livelihood

Sen. J. Lowell Stoltzfus, R-38-Somerset, testified Wednesday that the state should create a commission to examine ways to protect and preserve the commercial fishing industry's access to public water. Senate Bill 414 would authorize a Working Waterfront Commission to find ways to eliminate or minimize development pressures placed on the seafood industry in order to sustain the more than $1 billion in annual revenue these businesses infuse into local and state economies. (The Daily Times)

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