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Senator Lee’s Proposed Legislation to Weaken National, Homeland Security and American Job Creation

WASHINGTON (March 8, 2019)—The American Maritime Partnership, the voice of the domestic maritime industry, today released a statement in response to the introduction of the “Open America’s Waters Act of 2019” by Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) which calls for a repeal of the Jones Act’s cabotage requirements – a law that serves as a backbone for the United States’ national, homeland and economic security. This legislation is virtually unchanged from previously failed bills introduced in both 2010 and 2017.

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