Issues


Mar 28, 2019

2018 Q4: Economy Grew At A 2.2 Percent Rate (Final Estimate)

This morning, the U.S. Department of Commerce released its final estimate of gross domestic product (GDP) for the fourth quarter of 2018, and announced that the U.S. economy expanded at…

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Mar 25, 2019

America has an Overcriminalization Problem: But There are Solutions to Fix it

By 2008, the number of offenses outlined in the federal criminal code jumped to roughly 148 times its original size, from around 30 to over 4,450. Today that number exceeds 5…

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Mar 25, 2019

Three Solutions to America’s Trade Woes: Here’s how lawmakers are working to fix trade

When Americans can trade, businesses, workers and consumers thrive. Trade is what keeps America running. It puts inexpensive goods on our shelves, allows U.S. businesses to sell their goods in markets…

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Mar 19, 2019

James Davis, Daniel Garza and Tim Phillips Discuss Trade and Immigration at National Review Online

Americans for Prosperity President Tim Phillips, Freedom Partners Executive Vice President James Davis and The LIBRE Initiative President Daniel Garza met with National Review Editor Rich Lowry on the site’s podcast…

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Mar 18, 2019

Broad Coalition of 30 Groups Call for Congress to Reclaim Authority on Tariffs

Arlington, VA – A coalition of 30 organizations led by Americans for Prosperity (AFP) and Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce released a letter today encouraging lawmakers to reclaim their tariff authority, which has…

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Mar 14, 2019

The House was wrong to pass HR 1; the Senate should reject it

The U.S. House of Representatives passed HR 1 on March 8. This should concern every American citizen who values the right to participate in civic life. While there are some goals…

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Mar 14, 2019

Freedom Partners, AFP: We Can Improve Nation’s Infrastructure Without Americans Paying More at the Pump

Arlington, VA – Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce and Americans for Prosperity (AFP) today urged congressional lawmakers to explore more fiscally-sensible policies to address our nation’s infrastructure issues without forcing Americans…

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Mar 12, 2019

How Senator Elizabeth Warren’s Tech Proposal Could Backfire

Sen. Elizabeth Warren recently announced her proposal to give government more control over tech companies. America’s biggest tech companies are controlling more and more of our digital lives. And they’re…

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Mar 12, 2019

AFP, Freedom Partners Urge Opposition to Tax Extenders Ahead of House Ways and Means Subcommittee Hearing

Arlington, VA – Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce and Americans for Prosperity (AFP) urged House lawmakers today to oppose special-interest giveaways in the form of tax extenders ahead of a hearing Tuesday…

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Mar 11, 2019

Senator Lee Right to Advocate Jones Act Repeal

Arlington, VA – Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) has introduced S. 694, legislation to repeal the Jones Act. The Merchant Marine Act of 1920 – commonly known as the Jones Act – was intended to…

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