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.

Jones Act a costly failure

  “The Jones Act is expensive and ineffective. Trying to prop it up with questionable studies and faulty logic is a path to disaster.” That was

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Case, Cavasso agree on updating Jones Act

Democrat and Republican candidates say they would reform Jones Act, if elected  HONOLULU, Oct. 10, 2018 >> Both of the leading candidates seeking to represent Hawaii’s Congressional District 1

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Ask about the Jones Act

As the Trump administration continues its efforts to reduce the regulatory burden on businesses and the economy, the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii is working to

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