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Letter: Time to get rid of costly, antiquated Jones Act

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / NOV. 2012

    A container ship and barges unloaded cargo at Honolulu Harbor. The Trump administration is said to be considering a 10-year waiver to the Jones Act to allow foreign-flagged vessels to deliver natural gas to Puerto Rico — and possibly nationwide — creating the latest dust-up over the controversial century-old maritime law.

I find it amazing that there are still defenders of the Jones Act. There was no compelling argument in the recent editorial for the continuing of the Act (“Jones Act has benefits for isles,” Our View, Star-Advertiser, April 29). Read more

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