Issues


Sep 21, 2018

Trade Builds America Takes on Tariffs

Have you been keeping up with the news on tariffs? It seems like every week there is a new proposed tariff or news of another business struggling under the additional costs of…

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Sep 20, 2018

New Bill Is a Bold Step Toward Second Chances

Last week, three U.S. senators introduced a bill aimed at breaking down barriers for those with criminal pasts by helping them succeed through higher education. Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Cory…

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Sep 18, 2018

The Administration’s Tariffs Pick Winners and Losers

The Trump administration’s tariffs have already imposed an enormous cost on American workers, producers and consumers, raising the prices of goods and hurting businesses large and small. But tariffs also promote…

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Sep 17, 2018

Freedom Partners: China Tariffs ‘All Pain, No Gain’ for American Businesses, Workers

Arlington, VA – Today, the Trump administration announced implementation of new U.S. tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese products. Freedom Partners Executive Vice President Nathan Nascimento made the following statement: “These tariffs…

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Sep 17, 2018

Proposed Labor Rule Would Protect Small Businesses, Encourage Expansion

For small business owners, expansion is a dream come true. Building that second location is exciting and rewarding — and risky. The need to lessen that risk is why small firms, particularly construction…

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Sep 14, 2018

US Should Accept EU’s Offer to Remove All Auto Tariffs

European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer met Sept. 10, following back-and-forth between the two entities concerning auto tariffs. Although the meeting was a…

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Sep 13, 2018

Pregnant Women in Custody Act Will Restore a Measure of Human Dignity to our Prisons

The Pregnant Women in Custody Act would prohibit the shackling of federal prisoners who are pregnant or who have given birth within the last eight weeks.

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Sep 13, 2018

Farmers Want Trade, Not Aid

It is no secret that America’s farmers are feeling a severe pinch from tariffs and the growing trade war. American soybeans are now $2 less per bushel than just six months…

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Sep 13, 2018

Freedom Partners Endorses Amendment 4 in Florida

“We believe that when individuals have served their sentences and paid their debts as ordered by a judge, they should be eligible to vote,” said Freedom Partners Chairman Mark Holden.

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Sep 13, 2018

Beyond the Box Legislation Will Help Give More Americans a Second Chance

“Unless there’s a legitimate safety concern, taxpayer-funded colleges and universities shouldn’t deny applicants solely based on a mistake they may have made when they were young,” said Freedom Partners Chairman Mark Holden.

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