Maine Senators Ask Secretary Ross to Quickly Release $300M in COVID-19 Relief Aid for Fishermen
In late March the United States Senate voted 96-0 to pass a $2 trillion coronavirus relief package. The bill earmarked $300 million to provide assistance to fishery participants affected by COVID-19. Now, almost two weeks since the stimulus package was passed, representatives from Maine are urging the government to quickly provide relief.
“The seafood and aquaculture industries are experiencing severe financial harm from disruptions to supply, demand, and labor caused by the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Senator Susan Collins...
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