Staff Writer Edward D. Murphy’s hand-wringing article (July 13) failed to mention that the lobstermen got a generous payment of 50 cents per pound of the catch in 2020.

This spring, lawmakers endorsed a $30 million relief fund for the industry.

Then, another $17 million in federal support.

Last month, we refunded their license fee.

No other industry has been lavished in this fashion.

Davies Allan
Westport Island

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