Issues


Nov 20, 2018

Trade Probably Helped Make Your Thanksgiving Meal

During Thanksgiving, we take time to recognize the things we appreciate most — friends, family, good health, the food on our tables. The holiday does center around large meals with loved ones, so…

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Nov 19, 2018

Freedom Partners and AFP Urge Congress to Oppose Tax Extenders

Arlington, VA — Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce and Americans for Prosperity (AFP) sent a letter to Congress today urging them to oppose the renewal of currently-expired tax extenders that keep our…

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Nov 19, 2018

The Vicious Cycle of Tariffs

The Trump administration’s tariffs were imposed, in part, to cut down on foreign trade malpractice — like the state-subsidization of Chinese industries. Instead, they can contribute to this very problem, while…

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Nov 15, 2018

ICYMI: Mark Holden Talks FIRST STEP Act, Clean Slate Campaign with David Plouffe

“Criminal justice reform transcends politics, Holden said. “It’s just common sense.”

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Nov 14, 2018

With President Trump on Board, Leader McConnell Should Bring FIRST STEP Act to the Floor ASAP

Arlington, VA – Today, President Trump endorsed the bipartisan FIRST STEP Act, legislation that will reduce crime and recidivism, make federal sentencing laws more just, and help people who want a second chance…

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Nov 14, 2018

Inside the Cronyism-Laden Tariff Exemption Process

While it’s obvious that recent tariffs on steel and aluminum imports have hurt American businesses, what is sometimes overlooked is the government’s problematic process by which companies apply for exemptions…

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Nov 14, 2018

Freedom Partners and AFP: Government Handouts Are the Wrong Approach

Arlington, VA – Following reports of hundreds of millions of dollars in corporate handouts to Amazon, Americans for Prosperity and Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce issued a joint statement highlighting the negative impact…

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Nov 14, 2018

Freedom Partners, AFP, The LIBRE Initiative Call on Presidents Trump, Xi to Eliminate Tariffs

Arlington, VA – Freedom Partners, Americans for Prosperity (AFP), and The LIBRE Initiative today released a letter to President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping urging the two leaders to utilize an upcoming…

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Nov 12, 2018

America’s Law Enforcement Community Widely Backs the FIRST STEP Act

The Fraternal Order of Police is the latest law enforcement organization to endorse the bipartisan criminal justice reform bill.

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Nov 09, 2018

Arthur Brooks: When it Comes to Trade, America Needs ‘Openness’

America is at its best when we remain open — open to new ideas, open to trade and open for business. In fact, our openness to the rest of the world is what…

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