Issues


Jul 20, 2018

Tariff Troubles: BMW Races to Produce Overseas

BMW employs 10,000 people in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Many there work for or know someone who works for BMW, which exports vehicles to 140 countries around the globe. “This area has…

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Jul 20, 2018

Senator Daines is Right: Targeting Americans for Their Political Beliefs is Cause for Concern

In a recent conversation with Americans for Prosperity, Senator Steve Daines expressed his trepidation over the state of the First Amendment in America today. Specifically, he spoke about the importance of Americans…

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Jul 18, 2018

Freedom Partners and Grassroots Allies Support Bill Strengthening Congressional Authority Over National Security-Designated Tariffs

Arlington, VA – Freedom Partners, Americans for Prosperity, and The LIBRE Initiative sent a joint letter to U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher in support of H.R. 6337, a bill that would require…

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Jul 18, 2018

Tariff Troubles: Soybean Farmer Braces for Losses as Tariffs Come After He Planted Crops

Will Hutchinson is living proof of the harm caused by retaliatory tariff disputes with our trade partners. A lifelong farmer in Rutherford County, Tennessee, China’s retaliatory tariffs on soybeans will likely…

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Jul 16, 2018

Americans Want Pretrial Justice Reform, New Study Finds

A majority of Americans support ending the practice of jailing people who cannot afford bail before trial “except in extreme cases,” according to a new joint study by the Pretrial Justice Institute…

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Jul 13, 2018

Congress is on the Right Track with Health Savings Accounts

Recently, the House Ways and Means Committee proposed several ways to improve health savings accounts and make them more accessible to more Americans. We support their efforts and encourage the House to…

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Jul 13, 2018

Members of Both Parties Agree: It’s Time For Prison Reform

This week, the American Enterprise Institute facilitated a conversation on criminal justice reform with Representatives Doug Collins (R-Ga.) and Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.). These unlikely partners have put aside partisan…

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Jul 12, 2018

Tariff Troubles: Ford and GM Say Tariffs Will Harm Their Industry

Some say Tariffs and quotas have the capacity to protect and bolster American industry. In reality, the opposite is true. Keeping a tally of industries impacted by tariffs — dairy, soy, planes and…

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Jul 12, 2018

Congress Moves to Block Unilateral Executive Branch Tariff Hikes

The Senate voted 88-11 to pass a motion introduced by Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker (R-TN) in support of giving Congress a stronger role in determining when the…

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Jul 12, 2018

Diverse Coalition Asks Supreme Court to Hear Case Advancing Civil Rights

Today, Freedom Partners joined an amicus brief alongside Americans for Prosperity, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), The Cato Institute, and many others asking the U.S. Supreme Court to take up…

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