Issues


Sep 14, 2018

US Should Accept EU’s Offer to Remove All Auto Tariffs

European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer met Sept. 10, following back-and-forth between the two entities concerning auto tariffs. Although the meeting was a…

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Sep 13, 2018

Pregnant Women in Custody Act Will Restore a Measure of Human Dignity to our Prisons

The Pregnant Women in Custody Act would prohibit the shackling of federal prisoners who are pregnant or who have given birth within the last eight weeks.

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Sep 13, 2018

Farmers Want Trade, Not Aid

It is no secret that America’s farmers are feeling a severe pinch from tariffs and the growing trade war. American soybeans are now $2 less per bushel than just six months…

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Sep 13, 2018

Freedom Partners Endorses Amendment 4 in Florida

“We believe that when individuals have served their sentences and paid their debts as ordered by a judge, they should be eligible to vote,” said Freedom Partners Chairman Mark Holden.

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Sep 13, 2018

Beyond the Box Legislation Will Help Give More Americans a Second Chance

“Unless there’s a legitimate safety concern, taxpayer-funded colleges and universities shouldn’t deny applicants solely based on a mistake they may have made when they were young,” said Freedom Partners Chairman Mark Holden.

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Sep 12, 2018

U.S.-China Trade Talks Would be a Welcome Step

ARLINGTON, VA – The Trump administration has reportedly invited Chinese leaders to a new round of trade talks. Freedom Partners Executive Vice President Nathan Nascimento made the following statement: “This new round of…

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Sep 07, 2018

Freedom Partners: More China Tariffs Will Increase Costs, Kill American Jobs

ARLINGTON, VA – Today, President Trump suggested a significant escalation of tariffs on Chinese goods. The Chinese government recently threatened retaliatory trade measures against American goods. Freedom Partners Executive Vice President Nathan Nascimento…

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Sep 07, 2018

Putting U.S. Employment Numbers in Context – August 2018

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the economy gained 201,000 jobs in August and the U.S. unemployment rate stayed the same at 3.9 percent. Overall, the…

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Sep 06, 2018

Short-Term Insurance Offers Much-Needed Health Care Alternative

Under the ever-rising costs of Obamacare, too many Americans are facing difficult choices: unaffordable health insurance, or forgo coverage altogether. A new alternative, though, has emerged: a recently finalized rule from…

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Sep 06, 2018

Congress Pares Back Tariffs

On Tuesday of this week, the House of Representatives voted unanimously in favor of the Senate’s version of the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill, passed in July and backed by Freedom Partners. The…

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