Maritime Labor Supports Crude Exports, H.R. 702

With new and growing national security threats around the world – from Russia to Iran – it’s crucial that Congress continues to support policies that promote the use and trade of U.S. goods and services.  This is vital not only to reduce our nation’s own foreign dependence, but also to ensure that our global allies and military have access to safe, reliable resources.  Legislation (H.R. 702) being considered this week by the U.S. House of Representatives helps achieve these national security goals by both lifting the outdated crude oil export ban and enhancing the Maritime Security Program (MSP).  Read online (PDF)