The Jones Act: Critical to U.S. Shipbuilding, Or an Outdated Burden on U.S. Consumers?
The National Interest -

Dan Goure


Supporting basic industries, such as steel production and ship construction, is vitally important to maintaining a strong military.

Earlier this month, President Donald Trump again demonstrated his commitment to a strong U.S. economy, to job growth and to national security. He did this by the simple act of refusing to sign a waiver to the Jones Act that would have permitted foreign-flagged liquid natural gas (LNG) carriers to operate between U.S. ports. The Jones Act is a...

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