BOSTON GLOBE: Global effort required to stem illegal fishing problem

March 23, 2015 -- The rules are a good first step, but illegal fishing is a global problem that requires a multinational approach to solve it. The government needs to work with other major fish importers worldwide to ensure that fishermen with contraband cargo can’t unload their wares.

Politics

Senate Passes Bipartisan Budget Amendment Supporting At-Sea & Dockside Monitoring for Fisheries Facing Economic Disaster

Mar 27, 2015

A bipartisan group of New England Senators successfully introduced and passed a unanimously approved amendment to provide financial support for at-sea and dockside monitoring.