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Thursday, September 28, 2017
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Trump Administration Defends Wait to Waive Jones Act for Puerto Rico

By Margaret Talev (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump’s top disaster adviser defended the administration’s eight-day wait to waive

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

September 28, 2017
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Mountain of Aid Sitting on Docks in Storm-Stricken San Juan

By Laura Blewitt (Bloomberg) — Thousands of cargo containers bearing millions of emergency meals and other relief supplies have been piling up on San

September 28, 2017
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DHS Approves Jones Act Waiver for Puerto Rico
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DHS Approves Jones Act Waiver for Puerto Rico

The Trump Administration has approved a temporary waiver of the Jones Act in Puerto Rico amid public outcry to suspend the shipping regulation to help aid the

September 28, 2017
Total Views: 84

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
American Maritime Industry Fights Back Against False Claims on Jones Act and Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico
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American Maritime Industry Fights Back Against False Claims on Jones Act and Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico

Breaking: DHS Approves Temporary Jones Act Waiver for Puerto Rico The American maritime industry is firing back against harsh criticism of the Jones Act in the

September 27, 2017
Total Views: 154

U.S. Still Considering Jones Act Waiver for Puerto Rico
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U.S. Still Considering Jones Act Waiver for Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON, Sept 27 (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Wednesday it is considering a request by members of Congress to waive

September 27, 2017
Total Views: 44

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
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U.S. Denies Request for Puerto Rico Jones Act Waiver Amid Growing Pressure

Update: The DHS said Wednesday it never officially denied the waiver request and it was still considering the issue. In fact, the only request it has received

September 26, 2017
Total Views: 72

Major Jones Act Carrier Says On-Island Distribution is Key to Getting Relief Supplies to Puerto Rico Residents
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Major Jones Act Carrier Says On-Island Distribution is Key to Getting Relief Supplies to Puerto Rico Residents

The key to getting relief supplies to citizens of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria will be by expediting local transportation and distribution

September 26, 2017
Total Views: 75
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