Louisiana Fishing Industry Now Eligible to Apply for CARES Act Financial Assistance
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has opened up the application process for those seeking funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
The CARES Act was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Donald Trump on March 27. The relief package included $300 million in fisheries assistance funding, but many in the industry have yet to be able to take advantage of the financial aid. While passed in March, it wasn't until May that NOAA even released...
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