Thursday, September 28, 2017
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Senator McCain Introduces Legislation to Kill the Jones Act in Puerto Rico

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Republican senators John McCain and Mike Lee introduced a bill on Thursday to permanently waive shipping restrictions on Puerto Rico, saying a temporary...

September 28, 2017
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Sunday, September 17, 2017
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John McCain Blames Navy And Congress For Lack Of Training

By Ben Brody (Bloomberg) Following a series of deadly accidents, Senator John McCain on Sunday renewed his calls to address what he described as a U.S. failure during the past...

September 17, 2017
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
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Senator McCain’s Latest Jones Act Repeal Effort Unlikely to Progress – Holland & Knight

Senator John McCain’s latest attempt to repeal the Jones Act seems to be dead in the water and will likely not pass either the Senate or House, according to attorneys...

August 30, 2017
Total Views: 67

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
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Should The Jones Act Be Repealed? 

by Captains George Livingstone & Grant Livingstone – Another effort is under way in the Senate to repeal the Jones Act sponsored by Senator John McCain of Arizona.  The law,...

August 9, 2017
Total Views: 71

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
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Senator McCain Introduces New Bill to Repeal Jones Act

Note: On Wednesday, the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix released a statement saying that tissue pathology revealed that a primary brain tumor known as a glioblastoma, an aggressive type of cancer, was associated with Senator McCain’s...

July 18, 2017
Total Views: 31

Saturday, January 30, 2016
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Senator McCain Sets Crosshairs on Jones Act Build Requirement (Again!)

Once again U.S. Senator John McCain [R-AZ] has his crosshairs set on the Jones Act with an amendment he intends to attach to a proposed energy bill that would eliminate...

January 30, 2016
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Thursday, January 22, 2015
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Senator McCain Defends Jones Act Amendment in U.S. Senate

U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) was on the floor of the Senate Thursday defending his amendment to repeal the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, also known as the Jones Act.

January 22, 2015
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Tuesday, January 20, 2015
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House Members Rally Against Senator McCain’s Jones Act Amendment

In the latest show of support for the Jones Act, 32 bipartisan Representatives have sent a letter to Senate leadership urging them to reject a “misguided” amendment piggybacked onto a...

January 20, 2015
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Wednesday, January 14, 2015
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Senator John McCain Launches New Attack on ‘Antiquated’ Jones Act

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) has once again launched an attack on the Jones Act, announcing Tuesday that he has filed an amendment to a bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline that would repeal the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, aka the Jones Act.

January 14, 2015
Total Views: 27

Friday, December 5, 2014
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Senator John McCain Vows Repeal of Jones Act

Senator John McCain said a more than 90-year-old law that requires ships servicing coastal businesses to be built and mostly staffed by U.S. crews will be repealed sooner or later if lawmakers keep fighting the trade restriction.

December 5, 2014
Total Views: 17