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(Studio: Giselle Fernandez) Report introduced.
(New Orleans: Mike Boettcher) The huge cost at taxpayer expense to prop up America's merchant fleet of riverboats featured. [Former Maritime Commissioner Rob QUARTEL - says the industry cannot compete.] The ancient and unfair practices of "cargo preference" to United States flagships over the merchant fleet outlined. [Port of New Orleans director Ron BRINSON, sea CAPTAIN, Masters, Mates and Pilots Union Chuck NORFLEET, Citizens Against Government Waste Leslie PAIGE - comment on the unfair advantage of cargo preference and high cost to United States taxpayers.]
|Program Time:||05:43:00 pm - 05:46:10 pm. Duration: 03:10|
|Reporters:||Boettcher, Mike; Fernandez, Giselle|
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|Broadcast Type:||Evening News Segment Type: News Content|