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Cambridge and Salisbury tours on the last day of the Eastern Shore tour
ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today wrapped up the fifth and final day of his tour of Maryland’s east coast with a number of additional stops across the region.
Bill Burton Fishing Pier. At the Bill Burton Fishing Pier, Governor Hogan was joined by Maryland Secretary of Natural Resources Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio, Captain Rob Newberry, President of the Delmarva Fisheries Association, and local sailors to highlight initiatives to assist the state’s seafood industry.
With the latest stock assessment showing that market-size oyster populations are improving, the Department of Natural Resources is issuing a public notice allowing oyster farmers to start harvesting again on Wednesday. Governor Hogan has included $ 1 million in additional funding for the county oyster committees, which will be available on July 1.
In addition, the state is developing plans for Maryland’s first shrimp fishery, with the goal of passing regulations in the fall, when the first season begins.
Harriet Tubman Mural. The Governor stopped at the Harriet Tubman mural located at the Harriet Tubman Museum and Educational Center in Cambridge.
Salisbury Town Center. Governor Hogan visited a number of businesses and local revitalization projects in Salisbury town center.
Salisbury University. The Governor visited Salisbury University, where he met incoming students and their families.
Breakfast with Mayor Day. Governor Hogan presented a citation to the Mayor of Salisbury, Jake Day, in recognition of his military service. Mayor Day, an information operations officer with the Maryland Army National Guard, deployed in June 2020 to Djibouti as part of the Combined Joint Task Force, and resumed his duties as mayor in April 2021 .