Baker urges fishing industry to apply for $24M in virus aid

MASSACHUSETTS GOV. Charlie Baker is urging the state's fishing industry to apply for nearly $24 million in federal fisheries relief funding. / AP FILE PHOTO/STEVEN SENNE
BOSTON (AP) – Massachusetts' fishing industry is being urged to apply for nearly $24 million in federal coronavirus relief funds. Gov. Charlie Baker's administration said Tuesday that commercial fishermen, shellfish farmers and seafood processors, and for-hire recreational vessel owners are eligible for the aid through $2.2 trillion stimulus bill passed by Congress last year. Baker…
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