Posts Tagged ‘sits’

Warren packs a town hall meeting, sits with Markey, Keating over fishing

NEW BEDFORD – U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., came to the city Saturday to hear the concerns of fishermen who wanted a faster resolution to the Carlos Rafael problems that have closed two fishing sectors, maybe throwing fishermen permanently out of their jobs. These cases of licensing and ownership, and repayment of overfishing, “need to be […]

Renewable energy target: Senate sits late to pass bill without amendment

Chamber of commerce says deal surmounts ‘major hurdle’ as Greens and environmentalists attack Coalition pledge to create a windfarm commissioner Legislation to reduce the renewable energy target from 41,000 gigawatt hours to 33,000gWh has passed both houses of parliament. The Senate sat late on Tuesday to pass the bill. Labor and the Coalition struck a […]