Weekly Update for June 2, 2017 as a pdf

WEEKLY UPDATE: 6/2/2017

NORTH CAROLINA FISHERIES ASSOCIATION

“Serving the Commercial Fishing Families of North Carolina since 1952″Phone: (252) 633-NCFA (6232)www.ncfish.org

Glenn Skinner, Exec. Director:glennskinner@ncfish.org; 252-646-7742

David Bush, Fisheries Biologist:davidbush@ncfish.org; ext. 102
Jerry Schill, Govt. Relations:jerryschill@ncfish.org; ext. 104

Peggy Page, Accounting: peggy@ncfish.org; ext. 103

Aundrea O’Neal, Tradewinds Editor:aundrea@ncfish.org; ext. 101

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE:
The House approved its version of the budget in the wee hours of Friday morning, June 2nd. Since there are significant differences between the Senate and House versions of the budget, conferees will hammer out the differences. The House version did not contain any of the special provisions on fisheries issues that were in the Senate budget.
In the meantime, there was no activity on H-867 in the House due to the budget deliberations.
 
CARTERET COUNTY FISHERMAN’S ASSOCIATION NEWS:
CCFA will be holding a fundraiser at the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum on June 24 (all day event) selling shrimp burgers and hotdogs…
More info later.
POLITICAL UPDATE
The North Carolina Republican Party held its state convention this weekend in Wilmington. Chairman Robin Hayes prevailed and was re-elected for a four year term. He was challenged by Jim Womack.
NCFA BOARD MEETS MONDAY, JUNE 5th
 
NCFA’s Board of Directors will meet on Monday, June 5th at noon at the Civic Center in Washington NC. You do not need to be on the Board to attend. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
 
CALENDAR
June 5; NCFA Board; Noon; Civic Center in Washington NC
June 6 – 8; MAFMC Meeting; Norfolk, VA
June 12 – 16; SAFMC Meeting; Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
June 24; CCFA fundraiser; all day event; Core Sound Waterfowl Museum
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