This Congressman Boasts Support for Maine’s Lobster Industry. He Voted To Strengthen the Agency Set To Crack Down on Lobstermen.

Posted on AllSides September 6th, 2022
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Maine congressman Jared Golden has fashioned himself as a champion of his home state's beloved lobster industry, but the Democrat has won the support of environmentalist groups that advocate for policies that could cripple the livelihood of lobstermen and his votes in Congress strengthen the regulatory agency with the industry in its crosshairs.

Golden, who represents a district that was comfortably carried by former president Donald Trump last cycle, has tried to take both sides on the lobster issue. When a federal court in July upheld regulations that limit where...

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