Issues


May 16, 2019

Mark Holden: Four Ideas to Take the Next Step in Criminal Justice Reform

In a move of rare bipartisanship, many leaders are putting aside their differences to finally reform federal and state justice systems. New York University School of Law’s Brennan Center just released…

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May 13, 2019

Tariff Tracker

Tariffs work only for a few politically connected industries at the expense of most consumers and businesses. Economists have been saying it for years; history has shown it over and over. Trade…

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May 13, 2019

ICYMI: Let’s make free trade truly free, starting with Japan

Freedom Partners Executive Vice President Nathan Nascimento | The Hill After more than a year of tariff disputes dominating the headlines, there is finally reason for a little optimism about U.S. trade…

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May 10, 2019

FP: More Americans Will Be Harmed by New Tariffs

ARLINGTON, Va. – As the administration adopted higher tariffs on many imported goods from China today and began the process to impose even more, Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce rejected this approach. Freedom…

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May 09, 2019

In Case You Missed It: Mark Holden Teams with Bipartisan Coalition to Support North Carolina’s Second Chance Act

Arlington, VA – On Tuesday, Freedom Partners Chairman Mark Holden joined a bipartisan group of North Carolina legislators and criminal justice reform advocates to call for the passage of Senate Bill 562, known…

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May 08, 2019

Freedom Partners and AFP Oppose Ex-Im Quorum, Call for Bank’s Closure

ARLINGTON, Va. –  Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce and Americans for Prosperity urged Congress today to close the Export-Import Bank following a Senate vote to revive the agency by confirming the Trump…

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Apr 26, 2019

2019 Q1: Economy Grew At A 3.2 Percent Rate (Advance Estimate)

This morning, the U.S. Department of Commerce released its first estimate of gross domestic product (GDP) for the first quarter of 2019, and announced that the U.S. economy expanded at…

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Apr 18, 2019

FP on USMCA Report: Lower Trade Barriers are Key to Economic Growth

Arlington, VA – The International Trade Commission (ITC) released a required report analyzing the impact of the proposed United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA…

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Apr 16, 2019

Businesses should follow the lead of Dave’s Killer Bread in second-chance hiring

According to a new survey by the Society for Human Resource Management and the Charles Koch Institute, 78% of Americans say they will buy goods and services from businesses that have customer…

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Apr 08, 2019

More Work Remains, But First Step Act Progress is Encouraging

Administration and Congress must continue working together to fully fund and implement the law

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