Issues


Feb 11, 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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Feb 08, 2019

Freedom Partners: New Immigration Bill Brings Fairness to High-Skilled Workers

Arlington, VA – Sens. Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) introduced the Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act (S. 281), a bipartisan bill that would remove per-country caps for…

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Feb 06, 2019

Freedom Partners Supports Trade Security Act

Arlington, VA – Freedom Partners today commended Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Rep. Ron Kind (D-Wisc.) on the introduction of the Trade Security Act in the Senate and House, respectively. The…

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Feb 05, 2019

Freedom Partners: Washington Must Lower Trade Barriers, Not Create New Ones with the Reciprocal Trade Act

Arlington, VA – During tonight’s State of the Union Address, President Trump urged Congress to pass the “Reciprocal Trade Act” (H.R. 764). The legislation would grant the executive branch even greater…

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Feb 05, 2019

Freedom Partners Issues Statement Ahead of State of the Union Address

Arlington, Va. – Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President James Davis issued the following statement on a number of issues the White House and news reports indicate the president will address…

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Feb 05, 2019

From Federal Prison to Guest at the State of the Union

Among the members of Congress, Supreme Court justices, family members, and friends present at the State of the Union, there will be a special guest – Alice Johnson. This time last year, Alice…

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Feb 01, 2019

Putting U.S. Employment Numbers in Context – January 2019

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the economy gained 304,000 jobs in January 2019, nearly doubling some economists expectations and the largest gain since February 2018, while the…

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Jan 31, 2019

AFP and Freedom Partners Join Coalition Urging Restoration of Congressional Tariff Authority

Arlington, VA – Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce and Americans for Prosperity (AFP) joined a coalition of free-market and business organizations urging Congress to support the bipartisan Bicameral Congressional Trade Authority Act…

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Jan 30, 2019

5 Things We’d Like to Hear the President Say During the State of the Union Address

Now that the date is set for the president to deliver this year’s State of the Union address, there are a few things we are hoping to hear from him as…

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Jan 29, 2019

Freedom Partners Opposes the Reciprocal Trade Act in Open Letter to Congress

Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce signed onto an open letter with the National Taxpayers Union, Americans for Prosperity and Americans for Tax Reform, among others, to oppose passage of the so-called…

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