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Quinn Takes Seat On Regional Fisheries Panel

Waterfront attorney and former State Rep. John Quinn is now a member of the New England Regional Fsheries Management Council.

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Fishermen Share Concerns With New NOAA Administrator

John Bullard, the new Northeast Adminstrator for NOAA says the industry may have to live with the catch shares system, but he wants to see it working better.

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Fishing Disaster Declared in New England

The U.S. Commerce Department has declared a national fishery disaster in New England, opening the door for tens of millions of dollars in relief funds for fishermen.

U.S. Sen. John Kerry said he's secured a commitment from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to include $100 million for fishermen and fishing communities in emergency assistance legislation

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New England Governors Plead for Fisheries Relief

The Governors of four New England States are pleading with the Federal government to come up with a-hundred-million in disaster relief for commercial fishermen and their communities.

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Mitchell Attends Arguments for Fishing Lawsuit

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell was in Boston this morning, as part of an oral argument session presented to the Federal Appeals Court.

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Lawmakers Seek $100 Million Fishermen Relief Package

New England lawmakers are considering asking Congress for $100 million in disaster relief funds for the fishing industry, including money to help fishermen exit the industry and subsidies for those who stay in.

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New Scott Brown TV Ad

Senator Scott Brown has released new campaign ads touting his support for the troubled fishing industry and blaming Washington for its problems.

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Summer Flounder Fishery To Close Monday

The National Marine Fisheries Service is closing all commercial fishing on summer flounder effective one minute after midnight Monday.

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Rep. Koczera Wants Disaster Aid for Fishermen

State Representative Robert Koczera is among the latest of politicians to take a stand with Governor Deval Patrick, calling for a disaster declaration for the state's fishermen.

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