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Friday, December 20, 2019
Ed Case Introduces Three Jones Act Reform Bills
By Ed Case @ 4:26 PM :: 2284 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Jones Act, Cost of Living

...“My three bills aim directly at one of the key drivers of our astronomically high cost of living in Hawai‘i and other locations in our country that are not part of the continental U.S,” said Case....

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Friday, December 20, 2019
Kalapama Container Terminal Enters Phase 2
By News Release @ 10:17 AM :: 1667 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii State Government, Jones Act

...The project is the largest capital improvement project in Hawaii harbors history....

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Keli'i Akina: The Jones Act and Hawaii
By Audio @ 8:30 PM :: 1040 Views :: Jones Act

...The shipping regulation known as the Jones Act turns 100 next year.... 

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Friday, November 15, 2019
Protect our nation: Reform the Jones Act
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:46 PM :: 1700 Views :: Jones Act, Military

...the Jones Act was enacted a century ago, when warfare and trade were very different....

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Rust Buckets: How the Jones Act Undermines U.S. Shipbuilding and National Security
By Selected News Articles @ 8:39 PM :: 1307 Views :: Jones Act

...OECD estimates that the law's repeal would increase U.S. economic output by up to $135 billion....

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Monday, November 4, 2019
​Want Americans to Buy U.S. Products? Dump the Jones Act
By Selected News Articles @ 10:06 PM :: 1718 Views :: Jones Act

... the absence of Jones Act asphalt carriers means that Hawaii must import it from abroad ....

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Sunday, October 20, 2019
Cabotage Sabotage: Jones Act Reduces Water Trade Between US States
By UHERO @ 3:04 AM :: 1259 Views :: Jones Act

...the costs associated with the Jones Act are empirically important and should be taken into account by policy makers....

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Friday, October 4, 2019
Ed Case: “I don’t accept ‘the price of paradise’”
By Grassroot Institute @ 8:18 PM :: 2047 Views :: Jones Act, Cost of Living

...he is considering a proposal that would leave the Jones Act in place but forbid shipping companies from charging a certain percentage above an established international shipping rate....

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Monday, September 30, 2019
VIDEO: Ed Case and Keli'i Akina discuss Jones Act reform 
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:46 PM :: 2323 Views :: Jones Act

...Case says the Jones Act extorts money from Hawaii residents....

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Saturday, September 28, 2019
Economic Curtain closing on Jones Act
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:05 PM :: 1708 Views :: Jones Act

...both the number and capacity of Jones Act ships has steadily declined in recent decades, which in turn has reduced domestic water shipments between the states....

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Sunday, September 22, 2019
Effects of the Jones Act
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 1641 Views :: Jones Act

...A recent working paper released by the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization, or UHERO, collects and reports hard data on the effects of the Jones Act....

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Sunday, September 15, 2019
Cato Jones Act Criticism Prompts Industry Backlash
By Selected News Articles @ 7:07 PM :: 1498 Views :: Jones Act

...Michael Hansen, a maritime expert who serves as president of the Hawaii Shippers Council, published his own critiques....

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Cabotage Sabotage? The Curious Case of the Jones Act
By UHERO @ 6:37 PM :: 1537 Views :: Jones Act

...UHERO examines the economic implications of the Jones Act....

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Monday, September 9, 2019
Jones Act denies domestic ocean shipments of propane
By Michael Hansen @ 10:41 PM :: 2666 Views :: Energy, Jones Act, Cost of Living

...The situation with LPG carriers parallels that of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers in that none of these ships exist in the Jones Act fleet....

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Monday, September 9, 2019
Matson pays the highest wages in Hawaii
By Michael Hansen @ 10:35 PM :: 2126 Views :: Jones Act, Labor

...The relatively high median compensation level is probably related to Matson’s high degree of unionization....

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Friday, August 30, 2019
Case and Akina discuss future of Jones Act
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:06 PM :: 2038 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Jones Act

...During his first term in Congress, from 2002 to 2007, Case introduced three bills to reform the Jones Act.... 

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Friday, August 23, 2019
Make the Jones Act worse?
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 9:32 PM :: 2304 Views :: Energy, Jones Act

...there is a move in Congress to make things worse....

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Friday, August 9, 2019
Matson forecasts lower net income and EBITDA for 2019
By Michael Hansen @ 6:34 PM :: 1597 Views :: Jones Act

...Matson Inc. reported second quarter 2019 results on August 7, 2019....

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Jones Act supporter labels Puerto Rico report “Gobbledygook”
By Michael Hansen @ 4:31 PM :: 4861 Views :: Jones Act

...This dire prediction can only mean that McCown understands the Jones Act has a significant economic impact on shipping services....

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Friday, August 2, 2019
Federal laws we could do without
By Grassroot Institute @ 8:02 PM :: 1467 Views :: Jones Act

...a panel discussion on the "dirty dozen" of federal laws....

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Thursday, August 1, 2019
Stossel and Akina talk ‘dirty dozen’ at FreedomFest 2019
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:33 AM :: 1580 Views :: Jones Act

...Akina focused on how the protectionist federal shipping law known as the Jones Act has financially hurt Hawaii....

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Sunday, July 21, 2019
Canada to ship containerized LNG to China instead of Hawaii
By Michael Hansen @ 4:16 AM :: 3031 Views :: Energy, Jones Act, Cost of Living

...The HECO LNG plans were abandoned after their proposed merger with NextEra Energy, Inc. was disapproved by the Hawaii State Public Utilities Commission....

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Friday, July 19, 2019
Pennies Add Up
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 1:29 PM :: 1466 Views :: Jones Act

...Pennies add up. And when we’re talking about the Jones Act, they add up to billions of dollars....

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Friday, July 19, 2019
Will Philly Shipyard close?
By Michael Hansen @ 12:24 AM :: 1948 Views :: Jones Act

...the yard remains idle as its continues to burn cash....

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Thursday, July 18, 2019
Will Hawaii be the next Puerto Rico?
By Video @ 3:57 PM :: 1719 Views :: Jones Act

...Jones Act researcher lays out its failures and false arguments....

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Friday, July 12, 2019
Puerto Rico Relief? Special interests lobby to uphold Jones Act
By Selected News Articles @ 10:57 PM :: 2685 Views :: Ethics, Jones Act

...Several domestic shipping and maritime interest groups, alongside unions, are backing lobbying efforts to keep the Jones Act on the books....

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Friday, July 12, 2019
Updating Old Jones Act Cost Estimates
By Michael Hansen @ 3:18 AM :: 2117 Views :: Jones Act, Cost of Living

...The Hawaii Shippers’ Council (HSC) recently reviewed its 1997 estimates of the cost of the Jones Act on Hawaii....

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Saturday, June 29, 2019
Will Hawaii be the Next Puerto Rico?
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:00 AM :: 1964 Views :: Jones Act

...Hear how Jones Act has cost Puerto Rico dearly, and Hawaii, too....

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Thursday, June 27, 2019
John Stossel to interview Keli'i Akina at FreedomFest
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:56 AM :: 1850 Views :: Jones Act

...The TV personality and Grassroot Institute of Hawaii president will discuss the Jones Act....

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Saturday, June 15, 2019
OECD Jones Act Study generates very large impact numbers
By Michael Hansen @ 9:43 PM :: 1795 Views :: Jones Act

...The Organization of Economic Development Cooperation (OECD) recently released a new study of local content requirements for maritime services in the U.S. under the Jones Act....

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Friday, June 14, 2019
Hey, shipbuilders, Jones Act reform is your friend
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:07 AM :: 1799 Views :: Jones Act

...the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development predicts growth for the U.S. shipbuilding industry in the long term, should the U.S-build requirement of the law be abolished or relaxed....

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Friday, May 31, 2019
VIDEO: Cato Jones Act Forum
By Michael Hansen @ 8:20 PM :: 2122 Views :: Jones Act

...“Unnatural Disaster: Assessing the Jones Act’s Impact on Puerto Rico”....

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Friday, May 24, 2019
How the Jones Act has cost Puerto Rico dearly, and Hawaii, too
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:20 AM :: 2093 Views :: Jones Act

...John Dunham, president of the highly regarded New York-based economic consulting firm John Dunham & Associates, will appear at two Grassroot Institute of Hawaii luncheons....

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Trump Reportedly Caves on Jones Act Waiver
By Selected News Articles @ 6:38 PM :: 3090 Views :: Energy, Jones Act

...members of Congress who spoke with President Trump emerged from the White House projecting supreme confidence that a Jones Act waiver is now effectively off the table....

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019
US Shipbuilders oppose Trump’s proposed LNG carrier waiver
By Michael Hansen @ 6:12 AM :: 2291 Views :: Jones Act

...“America first.” This is the phrase we hear repeated by President Trump more than any other—the simple yet powerful promise that our government will “buy American and hire American.”....

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Trump, the Jones Act and LNG
By Michael Hansen @ 4:21 AM :: 2349 Views :: Energy, Jones Act

...Michael Hansen on ThinkTech discusses a blanket Jones Act waiver for LNG Tankers....

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Friday, April 26, 2019
A Jones Act conversation with Rick Hamada and Mike Hansen
By Michael Hansen @ 6:40 PM :: 2664 Views :: Jones Act

... audio from The Rick Hamada Show ....

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Friday, April 26, 2019
More studies show Jones Act harmful to Puerto Rico
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:54 AM :: 2856 Views :: Jones Act, Cost of Living

...the Jones Act equals a 7.2 percent tax on food and beverages, or about $367 million extra for island residents....

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Will Trump waive the Jones Act for Domestic LNG shipments?
By Michael Hansen @ 10:33 PM :: 3198 Views :: Energy, Jones Act

...the President is considering a 10-year waiver of the Jones Act for the domestic transportation of liquefied natural gas (LNG)....

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Monday, March 25, 2019
Hilo Has the Highest Food Prices in America
By Selected News Articles @ 10:40 PM :: 4738 Views :: Energy, Jones Act, Small Business, Cost of Living

...As much as a third of the food waste in Hawaii is due to food that has gone bad before it reaches the consumer....

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Sunday, March 10, 2019
The Jones Act: High Steaks
By Video @ 4:33 AM :: 3020 Views :: Agriculture, Jones Act

...Those burgers you picked up at the grocery store may have originated in Hawaii....

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Saturday, March 9, 2019
Legislation Introduced to Repeal Jones Act
By News Release @ 3:27 AM :: 2158 Views :: Jones Act

...Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced the Open America’s Water Act of 2019 Thursday, a bill which would repeal the Jones Act and allow all qualified vessels to engage in domestic trade between U.S. ports....

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019
New Reports Detail the Jones Act’s Cost to Puerto Rico
By Selected News Articles @ 10:01 PM :: 1952 Views :: Jones Act

... Puerto Rico-based business groups released two analyses examining the Jones Act’s economic impact on the territory ....

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Friday, February 15, 2019
U.S.-build rule deters ocean cargo service to Hawaii
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:16 AM :: 1991 Views :: Jones Act

...why there are only a few ocean common carriers carrying goods between Hawaii and the U.S. mainland....

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Friday, January 18, 2019
How we can keep our children in Hawaii?
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 5:52 PM :: 3138 Views :: Economy, Jones Act, Taxes

...Senate President Ron Kouchi talked about how his “greatest passion was to create a Hawaii where each and every one one of our children could come home.”....

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Sunday, January 6, 2019
VIDEO: Economic Cost of Jones Act to Koloa Rum Co
By Video @ 10:45 PM :: 2833 Views :: Jones Act, Small Business

...How the Jones Act affects one Hawaii business....

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Video: Ship Burns 1,800 miles off Oahu
By Selected News Articles @ 2:59 PM :: 4580 Views :: Jones Act, Military

... Coast Guard, good Samaritans responding to vessel fire in Pacific Ocean ....

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Thursday, December 20, 2018
Surfboards count as 'vessels' under the Jones Act, and it's creating big problems for workers' comp
By Selected News Articles @ 3:39 PM :: 3338 Views :: Jones Act, Small Business

...this would technically require the business to have both state and federal workers’ compensation insurance, which means paying two separate premiums....

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018
​Cato Institute’s Jones Act Conference
By Michael Hansen @ 2:24 PM :: 2363 Views :: Jones Act

...The Jones Act: Charting a new course after a century of failure....

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Friday, December 7, 2018
Nation’s Capital hears our message on Jones Act
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:06 PM :: 2381 Views :: Jones Act

...“The Jones Act: Charting a New Course After a Century of Failure.”...

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