Issues


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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Mar 10, 2019

Should Government Ban Lightbulbs? An Economic Case for Free Trade

Americans benefit enormously from trade. Trade gives us access to a multitude of high-quality goods and services at affordable prices, and more markets for U.S. producers to sell their products…

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Mar 08, 2019

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

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the economy gained 20,000 jobs in February, a significant drop from the 311,000 jobs added in January, which was the largest…

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Mar 07, 2019

National Criminal Justice Month: The importance of pre-trial policy reform

This month marks 10 years since Congress officially designated March as National Criminal Justice Month. But the topic is just as important — if not more important — than it was in 2009. The…

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Mar 05, 2019

With Pennsylvania as the Example, More States Should Develop Clean-Slate Policies

After spending a significant amount of time in prison for a nonviolent felony, one Los Angeles man spent years trying to find employment. But, like so many other Americans, his criminal record…

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