Fiscal Cliff Delays Fishing Industry Aid
December 8, 2012
CapeCodTimes: Stalled by Congress’ focus on the contentious “fiscal cliff” debate over budget and taxes, New England fisheries are seeing lengthening odds for getting a hoped-for $100 million in federal disaster aid by the end of this year.
Members of the Massachusetts congressional delegation said they are now aiming to attach the funds to a larger disaster bill that would also contain relief for victims of Hurricane Sandy, as well as Midwestern farms stricken by drought.
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