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Hawaii, Alaska And Territories Team Up Against The Jones Act

AP | CATHY BUSSEWITZ | Posted 03.13.2014 | Business

HONOLULU (AP) — Lawmakers from Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico and Guam are teaming up to pressure the U.S. government for relief from a maritime law pa...

U.S. Law From 1920 Blocks Aid To N.J. As State Runs Out Of Rock Salt

The Huffington Postroc | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics

As New Jersey faces another round of harsh winter weather, 40,000 tons of New Jersey-bound rock salt has been stuck at a port in Maine because the Dep...

Why Did the Administration Waive U.S. Law 46 Times to Help Foreign-Owned Shippers at the Expense of U.S. Maritime Workers?

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 10.27.2011 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

The Administration's short-sightedness has meant that oil companies -- that do not employ American workers, do not pay U.S. taxes, and do not follow U.S. environmental rules -- benefited, while American mariners try to weather this economic storm.