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Hunter introduces groundbreaking legislation to better regulate vaping and set industry standards

Apr 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C.—Today, U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter introduced the Cigarette Smoking Reduction and Electronic Vapor Alternatives Act, legislation creating a new regulatory framework for vaping products that no longer subjects them to controls...

Hunter: Protecting our southern border with U.S. mariners

Apr 25, 2017 Column

As chairman of the Coast Guard and Maritime Subcommittee in the House of Representatives, I am proud to be an unwavering defender of the Jones Act — a critical U.S. national security law that requires vessels moving from one U.S. port to another...

Hunter Introduces METALS Act to Curtail U.S. Dependence on Foreign-Sourced Strategic and Critical Materials Supporting National Defense

Mar 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) introduced the Materials Essential to American Leadership and Security (METALS) Act.  The legislation rectifies a dangerous lapse in the supply chain for strategic and critical materials essential...

Reps. Hunter, Thompson (CA-5) Commend Official Challenge to Canadian Trade Measures That Discriminate Against U.S. Wine

Jan 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, Congressional Wine Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Mike Thompson (D-CA-05) and Duncan Hunter (R-CA-50) applauded a new trade enforcement action to ensure both imported and local wines have equal access to grocery store shelves in...

Hunter: Jones Act a lifeline for Puerto Rico and even bigger booster for U.S. national security

Jun 8, 2016 Column

The Jones Act—which requires that U.S. built and crewed shipping vessels move goods between U.S. ports--has always been a target for Wall Street and corporatists.  No surprise there.  What does come as a surprise, however, is how quick some...

Hunter: A guiding principle for Homeland Security

May 31, 2016 Column

For nearly a century, the Jones Act has been a reliable safeguard against American and global corporatists wanting to make higher profits at the expense of U.S. national security and jobs. Thanks to the Jones Act, shipping vessels that operate in U....

Hunter, Sessions: Fast-Track would gut Congressional powers, authorize Obama to form new international bureaucracy

Jun 9, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Rep. Duncan Hunter joined with Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest, in issuing the following joint statement today regarding the impending vote on fast-track executive...

A Newsletter you won't want to miss...

Dec 18, 2014 eNewsletter

BIG NEWS FOR SAN DIEGO AND MARITIME TRANSPORTATION—Legislation I authored to reauthorize the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Maritime transportation—an important piece of the San Diego regional economy—is now awaiting the President’s signature after...

Hunter: No more Russian engines on American rockets

Nov 13, 2014 Column

An invisible battle is raging between those who believe the U.S. military should rely only on secure defense suppliers and those who are willing to turn a blind eye, in the interest of globalization, to the dangers of foreign dependence. Despite...

Making headway with America’s maritime industry

Mar 26, 2014 Column

Those searching for signs of hope in the U.S. economy need look no further than an industry too often taken for granted — the American maritime industry. In the midst of a renaissance that is creating jobs and leading an American economic recovery,...

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