Rep. Ted Budd Supports Ocean Shipping Reform Act

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement after voting to support the Ocean Shipping Reform Act:

“As America experiences unprecedented supply chain disruptions, I am proud to support the first major overhaul of international shipping regulations in over two decades. The Ocean Shipping Reform Act supports a fairer market for American exports and levels the playing field for American agriculture producers.”

The following organizations have endorsed the bill:

Agriculture Transportation Coalition

National Industrial Transportation League

American Farm Bureau Federation

National Retail Federation

American Trucking Associations

American Apparel & Footwear Association

Agricultural & Food Transporters Conference

American Chemistry Council

American Cotton Shippers Association

American Feed Industry Association

American Pulse Association

American Seed Trade Association

Consumer Brands Association

Corn Refiners Association

Cotton Warehouse Association of America

Dairy Farmers of America

Hardwood Federation

Intermodal Motor Carrier Conference

International Dairy Foods Association

International Housewares Association

International Paper

Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.

Leather and Hide Council of America

Meat Import Council of America

National Association of State Departments of Agriculture

National Association of Chemical Distributors

National Chicken Council

National Cotton Council

National Council of Farmer Cooperatives

National Hay Association

National Milk Producers Federation

National Oilseed Processors Association

National Onion Association

National Pork Producers Council

North American Meat Institute

North American Renderers Association

Pet Food Institute

Specialty Soya and Grains Alliance

The Fertilizer Institute

Travel Goods Association

U.S. Dairy Export Council

U.S. Dry Bean Council

U.S. Forage Export Council

U.S. Meat Export Federation

U.S. Pea and Lentil Trade Association

United Fresh Produce Association

USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council

Western Agricultural Processors Association

Wine and Spirits Shippers Association


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