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   Industry: Keep State-Funded Lobster Marketing Group Afloat
by Patrick Whittle, The Associated Press
Posted: Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 3:40PM EST

id="p-0"> AUGUSTA, Maine — Members of Maine’s lifeblood lobster industry said Monday the state should keep funding a marketing group that uses fees from industry members to promote the seafood all over the country.

Fishermen, dealers and processors pay to fund the Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative, which has an annual budget of $2.2 million and has been the subject of criticism from some members who say they don’t see enough return on that investment.

But the industry came out in support of the collaborative, which needs legislative approval to keep operating past this year, at a state legislative committee hearing on Monday.

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