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Jan 02, 2019

ICYMI: The First Step Act Is Just the Beginning

Freedom Partners Chairman Mark Holden | Morning Consult Bipartisanship is not dead. Congress just proved it by passing the First Step Act, legislation that respects human dignity, shortens mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent…

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Aug 03, 2018

ICYMI: Freedom Partners and Pretrial Justice Institute: Americans are hungry for bipartisan pretrial justice reform

Freedom Partners Chairman Mark Holden and Pretrial Justice Institute Chief Executive Officer Cherise Fanno Burdeen  |  The Hill Jessica Preston was jailed when she was eight months pregnant after driving on a suspended…

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May 02, 2018

ICYMI: Freedom Partners: Let trade promotion authority renewal move ahead

Freedom Partners Executive Vice President Nathan Nascimento  |  The Hill U.S. trade policy is facing enough challenges these days. The last thing we need is for Congress to make things worse. But…

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Mar 08, 2018

Charles Koch, Leading Economists and Policy Experts: Tariffs Will Harm American Consumers; Urge Administration to Reconsider

Charles Koch: “If we are to have a system in which businesses can succeed long term, policies must benefit everyone, not just the few.” Arlington, VA – As the Trump administration prepares to…

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Mar 29, 2017

ICYMI: How Trump and Congress Can Manage an Aggressive Agenda

It’s no secret the American people have lost faith in the ability of Washington lawmakers to enact policies that help people improve their lives. Many voters believed Donald Trump could change…

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Dec 13, 2016

In Case You Missed it: Paving the Way to Smarter Infrastructure Spending

This op-ed, written by Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce Vice President of Policy Andy Koenig, was originally published on December 13, 2016, by Forbes. As Congress heads home for a long…

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Dec 13, 2016

In Case You Missed It: A How-to Guide for Rolling Back Obama’s Regulatory State

This op-ed, written by Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce Vice President of Policy Andy Koenig, was originally published on December 9, 2016, by National Review. One of President-elect Trump’s…

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Jun 14, 2016

Stop, Cut & Fix Would be a Win For the Economy and the Taxpayer

In an op-ed for The Hill, Freedom Partners Senior Policy Advisor Andy Koenig explains how the Stop, Cut & Fix proposal would put America back on the road towards fiscal sanity…

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Apr 25, 2016

Eliminating All Subsidies is the First Step Towards Tax Reform

Senior Policy Advisor Andy Koenig wrote about the need to eliminate all tax breaks in Investor’s Business Daily. No Room for Corporate Welfare Carry-Ons Washington (almost) did it again. That…

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Apr 06, 2016

How Obamacare Just Made Filing Your Taxes Worse

Freedom Partners Senior Policy Advisor Nathan Nascimento explained in a Time op-ed how millions of Americans may be penalized this tax season for not purchasing health insurance.  It’s that wonderful…

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