Tag: fisheries disaster declaration

Commerce Department Sending Stimulus Funds to Help Fisheries Across Florida

As part of the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act,” the $2.2 trillion stimulus deal approved by Congress and the White House at the end of March, $300 million is going to fisheries and the seafood industries.
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Florida Delegation Wants Commerce Department to Quickly Distribute Stimulus Funds for Fishing Industry

As part of the stimulus package, $300 million was included to help fisheries and Florida’s two senators--Republican U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--and 25 of the state’s 27 members of the U.S. House sent a letter to U.S. Commerce Sec. Wilbur Ross on the matter on Wednesday.