On Wednesday, Governor Phil Bryant will participate as a witness in a hearing titled “Our Blue Economy: Successes and Opportunities” 

The hearing will examine stakeholder perspectives on marine economic development and the need for federal investments in ocean technologies and fisheries.

The hearing will be convened by U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, who is the chairman of the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. It will begin at 10:00 a.m. (pst) on Wednesday March 27, 2019.


Also in attendance as witnesses are Mr. Michael Conathan, Executive Director, Aspen Institute, Aspen High Seas Initiative and Mr. Scott Deal, President and Chief Executive Officer, Maverick Boats.

This hearing will take place in the Dirksen Senate Office Building G50. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov.