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Jun 15, 2018

Debate Finds Consensus on Trade Benefits, Harmful Tariffs

Top experts gathered to discuss U.S. trade policy and its impact on American jobs at Globalization and the American Worker: A Debate, an event hosted by Politico, The Brookings Institution, Charles…

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Jun 15, 2018

Senator Durbin Should Take FIRST STEP Towards Prison Reform

Criminal justice reform is listed as a top issue for Senator Dick Durbin. He has promised his constituents that he is “working hard to make critical reforms to our criminal justice system…

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Jun 13, 2018

INFOGRAPHIC: Trade Fuels U.S. Economy, Jobs and Businesses

Trade is a key element of our economy and promotes the well-being and prosperity of Americans. It empowers individuals, companies and countries to exchange goods and services, opening new markets and…

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Jun 08, 2018

Senate Should Take FIRST STEP Towards Reforming U.S. Prisons

Roughly 95 percent of all incarcerated individuals will eventually be released from prison and will return to our communities. Sadly, statistics show that about 75 percent of them will reoffend within five…

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Jun 08, 2018

American Trade Should be Driven by Freedom

Trade is a key element of our economy and promotes the well-being and prosperity of Americans. Empowering individuals, companies, and countries to exchange goods and services creates jobs, fuels businesses, and…

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Jun 08, 2018

Trump Administration Should Find Market Solutions Instead of Offering Corporate Welfare

Recently, it was reported that the Trump administration instructed Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry to prevent the retirement of certain unprofitable coal and nuclear plants using the Department of Energy…

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Jun 07, 2018

What They are Saying: Freedom Partners, AFP and The LIBRE Initiative Trade Campaign

WaPo: “…the Koch brothers’ political network is stepping into the breach, launching…a multiyear, multimillion-dollar campaign to knock down the new trade barriers.” CNBC: “…PR blitz is determined to show the…

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Jun 06, 2018

Mark Holden on Alice Johnson: Justice Has Been Delivered

“The president’s action provides justice to a woman who has more than paid her debt to society,” Holden said.

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Jun 05, 2018

When it comes to spending, both parties have lost their way

A recent article from the Washington Post (Democrats, emboldened by GOP cuts and policies, back bigger government, 5/27/18) encapsulates an important problem: lawmakers in both political parties have completely lost…

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Jun 01, 2018

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

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the economy gained 223,000 jobs in May and the U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent, matching April 2000…

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