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Published February 28, 2013, 02:27 PM

Maine bills aim to boost lobster industry

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Lawmakers are looking to boost Maine's troubled lobster industry with proposals that would pump more money into marketing the state's signature seafood and offer tax breaks to encourage more lobster processing. The moves follow last year's chaotic fishing season that saw a lobster glut, a crash in wholesale prices and tensions boil over.

By: CLARKE CANFIELD,Associated Press, Associated Press

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