Monthly Archives: February 2015

Bipartisan Legislation Recognizes Role of WWII Merchant Mariners

Legislation introduced in the House of Representatives by Democratic Congresswoman Janice Hahn (CA) and Republican Congressman John Duncan (TN) would provide long-overdue recognition for American merchant mariners who served our nation during World War II. Their legislation, the Honoring Our…

Administration’s Budget Reaffirms Support For Maritime Security Program

The Administration’s Fiscal Year 2016 budget proposal calls on Congress to appropriate $186 million for the Maritime Security Program, the amount authorized by the Congress to fully fund this Program. The $186 million will ensure the continued operation of the…

Bill Introduced To Extend Export-Import Bank

Republican Congressman Stephen Fincher (TN) and 57 of his Republican colleagues have introduced the Reform Exports and Expand the American Economy Act (HR 597), legislation to reauthorize and reform the Export-Import Bank of the United States. The mission of the…

Congressman John Garamendi To Be Honored By National Propeller Club

In recognition of his vigorous advocacy for the U.S. maritime industry, the Propeller Club of the United States has selected Congressman John Garamendi as this year’s recipient of its prestigious Salute to Congress award.  The Propeller Club of the United…