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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Jones Act 2.0it does year-round. So why not end it? The history books say the Merchant Mar
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
it does year-round. So why not end it? The history books say the Merchant Marine Act of 1920—named after its sponsor Sen. Wesley Jones of Seattle—was passed between the wars in part to keep up, protect and maintain the merchant marine. Because you... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
U.S. seamen fear Jones Act listingHawaii and Puerto Rico. More properly known as the Merchant Marine Act of 1920
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
Hawaii and Puerto Rico. More properly known as the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, the law takes its name from its sponsor, Wesley Jones, a senator from Washington state. It unites an array of Democrats and Republicans, many of them with ports and... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee churches helping hurricane-torn Puerto Ricoand other areas of the South. Southern Baptist Disaster Relief's never before w
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
and other areas of the South. Southern Baptist Disaster Relief's never before worked three major disasters at once, said Wesley Jones, disaster relief specialist for the Tennessee Baptist Missions Board. Tennessee churches, like many other... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Tennessee churches helping hurricane-torn Puerto Ricoand other areas of the South. Southern Baptist Disaster Relief's never before w
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
and other areas of the South. Southern Baptist Disaster Relief's never before worked three major disasters at once, said Wesley Jones, disaster relief specialist for the Tennessee Baptist Missions Board. Tennessee churches, like many other... Read more
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Breitbart
Virgil: The Jones Act Is Vital to Our Economic and National Securitywhat’s the deal with this Jones Act? The Merchant Marine Act dates back to 192
Breitbart / Posted 18 days ago
what’s the deal with this Jones Act? The Merchant Marine Act dates back to 1920, when it was spearheaded by Sen. Wesley Jones (R-WA), as a way of boosting U.S. shipping. Jones wrote the legislation in the wake of World War One; during... Read more
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Lake Placid News
AP Explains: The obscure law that slowed aid to Puerto Ricoby Americans. The vessels are also required to carry American crews. The law i
Lake Placid News / Posted 22 days ago
by Americans. The vessels are also required to carry American crews. The law is known as the Jones Act after sponsor Sen. Wesley Jones of Washington state. The Jones Act also was meant to ensure that America had a homegrown merchant fleet in case... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
AP Explains: The obscure law that slowed aid to Puerto Ricoby Americans. The vessels are also required to carry American crews. The law i
Houston Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
by Americans. The vessels are also required to carry American crews. The law is known as the Jones Act after sponsor Sen. Wesley Jones of Washington state. The Jones Act also was meant to ensure that America had a homegrown merchant fleet in case... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
AP Explains: The obscure law that slowed aid to Puerto Ricoby Americans. The vessels are also required to carry American crews. The law i
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 22 days ago
by Americans. The vessels are also required to carry American crews. The law is known as the Jones Act after sponsor Sen. Wesley Jones of Washington state. The Jones Act also was meant to ensure that America had a homegrown merchant fleet in case... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
AP Explains: The obscure law that slowed aid to Puerto Ricoby Americans. The vessels are also required to carry American crews. The law i
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 22 days ago
by Americans. The vessels are also required to carry American crews. The law is known as the Jones Act after sponsor Sen. Wesley Jones of Washington state. The Jones Act also was meant to ensure that America had a homegrown merchant fleet in case... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
AP Explains: The obscure law that slowed aid to Puerto Ricoby Americans. The vessels are also required to carry American crews. The law i
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 22 days ago
by Americans. The vessels are also required to carry American crews. The law is known as the Jones Act after sponsor Sen. Wesley Jones of Washington state. The Jones Act also was meant to ensure that America had a homegrown merchant fleet in case... Read more
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The Register Citizen
AP Explains: The obscure law that slowed aid to Puerto Ricoby Americans. The vessels are also required to carry American crews. The law i
The Register Citizen / Posted 22 days ago
by Americans. The vessels are also required to carry American crews. The law is known as the Jones Act after sponsor Sen. Wesley Jones of Washington state. The Jones Act also was meant to ensure that America had a homegrown merchant fleet in case... Read more
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FOX News
Jones Act: What is it?goods between U.S. ports, specifically the U.S. mainland and outlying states or
FOX News / Posted 22 days ago
goods between U.S. ports, specifically the U.S. mainland and outlying states or territories. It was created by Sen. Wesley Jones of Washington, and when it was enacted, it was meant to bolster and promote shipping from U.S.-owned, operated... Read more
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FOX News
Jones Act: What is it?goods between U.S. ports, specifically the U.S. mainland and outlying states or
FOX News / Posted 22 days ago
goods between U.S. ports, specifically the U.S. mainland and outlying states or territories. It was created by Sen. Wesley Jones of Washington, and when it was enacted, it was meant to bolster and promote shipping from U.S.-owned, operated... Read more
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