To: Members of Congress

REPEAL THE JONES ACT

REPEAL THE JONES ACT

Petition Text

Repeal the Jones Act which prohibits Puerto Rico from freely trading with all nations of the world.

Why is this important?

This action will drastically reduce Puerto Rico's dependency on the U.S. Congress and help Puerto Rico climb out of its current fiscal crisis.

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Reasons for signing

  • the Jones act favors wealthy shipping corporations and is harming the people of Puerto Rico.
  • This act dos not allow the Puerto Rican's to effectively negotiate for competative shipping rates.

Updates

2017-09-27 16:01:04 -0400

50 signatures reached

2017-09-10 16:51:12 -0400

25 signatures reached

2016-05-07 18:51:55 -0400

10 signatures reached