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The Jones Act forces Puerto Ricans to overpay for items brought to the island

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/making-sense/jones-act-holding-puerto-rico-back-debt-crisis This is a hidden tax that is passed onto all consumers as the prices are inflated by the anti-competitive pricing structure. Requiring higher priced US flagged ships for products brought to the island is an unfair burden imposed on … Continue reading

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