State Fishing Industry Disaster

Following the sinking of two Bay State fishing boats in the past two weeks, 14 Massachusetts lawmakers are asking Governor Patrick to seek a federal economic disaster declaration for the state's entire commercial fishing industry. Bob Oakes discusses the problem with a local fisherman.

This program aired on February 5, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.

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Bob Oakes was a senior correspondent in the WBUR newsroom, a role he took on in 2021 after nearly three decades hosting WBUR's Morning Edition.



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