Exempt Puerto Rico from the Jones Act

Call your representative today and tell them that they need to extend Puerto Rico's exemption from the Jones Act so that supplies can reach them more quickly.

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Talking Points: What You Can Say About Why Your Representative Should Extend Puerto Rico's Exemption From The Jones Act

The Jones Act is keeping people and relief supplies from reaching Puerto Rico unless they come from a US port. Neighboring countries in the Caribbean have to bypass Puerto Rico and double back due to this law.

  • Clean water, electricity, food, shelter, and medicine are still desperately needed across the island.
  • The countries that are closest to Puerto Rico cannot directly send aid with their ships from their ports.
  • Lives are on the line with every moment that it takes for aid to reach Puerto Rico.
  • The US Virgin Islands are already exempt from the Jones Act. The same should be true for Puerto Rico.

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