news

Home / news / Sportsmen

Sportsmen

Reps. Palazzo and Huffman Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Federal Fisheries Disaster Relief Program

| Posted in Press Releases

Washington, DC - Representatives Steven Palazzo (MS-4) and Jared Huffman (CA-2) have introduced the Fishery Failures: Urgently Needed Disaster Declarations Act (Fishery FUNDD Act), which will improve the federal fishery disaster process and ensure more timely disaster relief for impacted communities. The Fishery FUNDD Act would set a timeline for the federal government to respond to a fishery disa...

Palazzo Votes to Improve Gulf of Mexico Fisheries

| Posted in Press Releases
Tags: Sportsmen

Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) released the following statement after the House passed the Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act (H.R. 200), better known as the Magnuson-Stevens Act. “As a Gulf Coast native and lifetime sportsman, I know firsthand the importance of supporting, protecting, and sustaining Mississippi's fishing in...

Palazzo Pleased With Length of Red Snapper Season

| Posted in Press Releases
Tags: Sportsmen

Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) released the following statement after NOAA announced the federal recreational-angler red snapper season for 2018. "As a lifelong recreational fisherman, I was very pleased to hear the season will be significantly longer for 2018. This is a major increase from last year and is a direct result of the hard work of our state agencies and members of t...

Unmanned Maritime Systems Benefit From New Legislation

| Posted in Press Releases

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, along with Reps. Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., and Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif., today introduced the “Commercial Engagement through Ocean Technology (CENOTE) Act.” This bicameral, bipartisan legislation would advance the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) use of unmanned maritime systems, encourage private ...