New York State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today announced that job creation projects in the First Senate District will receive critically important state funds through the second round of Regional Economic Development Council awards.
“These projects will strengthen our economy and help create and retain jobs,” Senator LaValle said.
The following job creation projects in the First Senate District will receive funding from the second round of the Regional Economic Development Council program:
A bill to help commercial fishermen by allowing them to aggregate their daily catch limits over a seven day period and conserve fuel passed the Senate today it was announced by New York State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle (R-C-I, Port Jefferson), the sponsor of the bill.
LaValle said his bill (S.1762) allows fishermen, for example, to catch three times the daily catch limit on Monday and two times the limit on Wednesday and then stay off the water until the following Monday when a consecutive period of seven days is complete. The bill also allows individuals with different fishing licenses to go out and catch each of their daily limits from the same boat (currently prohibited).