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Klaus Luhta Podcast

The Truth About the Jones Act - Nov 15, 2017

What is the Jones Act and why has it received so much press attention recently? Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria decimated the Gulf Coast and the Carribean and many blamed the Jones Act. Opponents of the Jones Act claim it makes goods on Puerto Rico more expensive. Proponents of the Jones Act say to look at the U.S. Virgin Islands as proof positive the Jones Act does not make goods more expensive. Jim Patti and Klaus Luhta delve into the Jones Act, what happened in the wake of the hurricanes, and other happenings in Washington D.C.


Interview with Congressman John Garamendi - Nov 17, 2017

Congressman John Garamendi brings nearly four decades of public service to Congress, beginning in the state of California. Since 2009 Congressman Garamendi has served in the U.S. House of Representatives. He is a tireless advocate for job creation, quality and affordable health care, education, environmental protection, and scientific research. Today we discuss the American maritime industry, the Jones Act, and Hurrican Maria, among other things. Congressman Garamendi serves on the Armed Services Committee and the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, where he is Ranking Member of the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee.