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Florida Maritime Partnership Lauds Congressman Rutherford For Continued Support of the State’s Domestic Maritime Industry

Florida Maritime Partnership Lauds Congressman Rutherford For Continued Support of the State’s Domestic Maritime Industry JACKSONVILLE, April 30, 2019 – The Florida Maritime Partnership (FMP) today applauded Florida Congressman John Rutherford’s steadfast support of the Jones Act, a key law that protects American interests, national security and the domestic maritime industry. Responding to reports that …

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Rep. John Rutherford at Tampa press event announcing Florida as leading maritime state

The domestic maritime industry creates 65,990 jobs and $14.6 billion of Economic impact in Florida

The domestic maritime industry creates 65,990 jobs and $14.6 billion of Economic impact in Florida Elected Officials Join Business Leaders to Announce Florida as Leading Maritime State JACKSONVILLE, FL.—Members of both political parties from around the Tampa area joined the Florida Maritime Partnership (FMP) and the American Maritime Partnership (AMP), the voices of the domestic …

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

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 …

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Bipartisan Congressional Leaders Highlight Importance of Jones Act, Employing 650,000 Americans incl. Veterans, for National & Economic Security

Bipartisan Congressional Leaders Highlight Importance of Jones Act, Employing 650,000 Americans incl. Veterans, for National & Economic Security WASHINGTON (March 7, 2019) – Following the signing of an Executive Order by President Donald J. Trump to create an easier pathway for veterans to transition into maritime careers in the U.S. Merchant Marine, congressional and maritime leaders convened for two …

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