I was totally aghast last week to read an article concerning newly elected Senator Jim Davis’ contention about how much it was costing the State to have low income persons be able to procure free fishing licenses.
I was social worker for the Blind for 12 years, serving the five western counties of North Carolina. At that time it was possible for me to obtain free fishing license for blind or visually impaired clients. I would be interested to know where Senator Davis gathered his information, printed in the article, that it would cost the State from $12 to $15 to procure each license. I noted that Buncombe County stated it would only cost $3.60 in that county.