Co-Sponsor H.R. 6303, the Common Sense Maritime and Consumer Services Protection Act

International trade accounts for as much as one-quarter of our economy.  The readiness of consumers and shippers to fully engage in these markets determines the success of our local economies and how well we will compete in world trade.  Our nation’s international
traders face the daunting task of understanding a complex array of international shipping firms, policies, laws, and regulations.

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SUPPORT POSEY/MAST/WILSON/ALCEE HASTINGS AMENDMENT #103 TO H.R. 8 WRDA

International trade accounts for as much as one-quarter of our economy.  The nation’s ports are the gateways for this activity.  In a 2015 report, the American Association of Port Authorities estimated that 3.1 million jobs were generated by ports handling
nearly $2 trillion worth of cargo.  Obviously, keeping our ports modern and efficient determines how well we compete in world trade. 

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