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Jones Act has only minor impact on hurricane relief

From the Ellsworth American:

Calls for its repeal notwithstanding, the Jones Act — a federal law requiring cargo shipped between U.S. ports be carried on vessels built and registered in the United States — is having little, if any, impact on Puerto Rico’s recovery from the ravages of the hurricane that devastated the island last […]

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