Lawmakers Look for Ways to Help Lobster Industry

Updated 1 year ago

Pump more money into marketing lobsters and give tax breaks to encourage more lobster processing.That’s what some state lawmakers propose to do to help the industry. One bill calls for sharply increasing surcharges on lobster fishing and other lobster-related licenses for three years, with the aim of raising about $3 million a year to fund promotion.This year’s promotional budget is $380,000.


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