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The negative economic effects of the Jones Act are well-documented. Its restrictions on shipbuilding and cargo shipping increase the cost of living and raise the price of doing business in Hawaii, and represent a constant drain on our economy nationwide. The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii supports Jones Act reform that would address the Act’s shipbuilding and cabotage restrictions.
Popular television journalist John Stossel hosted Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina and several other guests for a panel discussion on the “dirty dozen”