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Colin Grabow

Policy Analyst, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies

Jones Act Waiver Gets Swamped

President Trump seems to have forgotten his "drain the swamp" campaign promise, apparently promising Jones Act advocates that he would leave the law untouched. 

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Jones Act Repeal Bill Introduced

Sen. Mike Lee has introduced a bill to repeal the Jones Act. It's time to rid ourselves of this antiquated law and chart a new course based on innovation and competition rather than discredited protectionism.


Jones Act Lobby Hits the Panic Button

The Jones Act lobby is in a near panic over Puerto Rico's application for a limited waiver from the law, and is resorting to half-truths and misdirection as part of a campaign to prevent it from being granted.

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