March 24, 2017

South Coast Today: Warren, Markey speak on port of New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD - Behind closed doors, politicians from around the state discussed how to improve the Port of New Bedford Friday afternoon at Seatrade International.

"We want to make sure the 21st century is just as prosperous and even more so than the 20th and 19th centuries were for New Bedford," Markey said. "We're going to work down in Washington every day to advocate for the commercial fisherman of New Bedford."

Senators Markey and Elizabeth Warren, along with state representatives Bill Strauss, Paul Schmid, Christopher Markey, Robert Koczera and Antonio Cabral joined Mayor Jon Mitchell, City Council President Joe Lopes and Ward 4 Council Dana Rebeiro, discussed policies affecting the port.

Read the full article on the South Coast Today website here