Oregon Senators Urge Administration to Maintain Funding for National Sea Grant Program
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Susan Chambers - April 5, 2017
Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, both Democrats, joined 21 of their senate colleagues in urging the president to reconsider his proposal to eliminate the $73 million National Sea Grant College Program in his fiscal year 2018 budget.
In a letter to Pres. Trump, the senators highlighted the important role Sea Grant programs play in boosting local economies and preserving coastal communities, and urged him to fully fund ...
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