U.S. House of Representatives Chairmen & Ranking Members on the Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure & Sub Committee on Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation Request CRS (Congressional Research Service) to address bias in Jones Act Reports Issued.

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Posted October 9, 2019


By Heiko U. Osterchrist -Associate Publisher, DredgeWire

Earlier this summer Dredging Contractors of America challenged the findings in CRS 2019 Harbor Dredging Report (http://dredgewire.com/article). This spurred the House Transportation Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio and Ranking Member Sam Graves, as well as the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation Chairman Sean Patrick Maloney and Ranking Member Bob Gibbs to send a letter on October 8, 2019 to The Honorable Carla Hayden, Ph.D., of the Library of Congress asking her to address quickly the bias in these reports. The CRS (Congressional Research Service) is a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress. (Click here for complete Letter)

2019-10-08 Big 4 CRS Jones Act Letter