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Apr 02, 2019

Freedom Partners: U.S.-Mexico Trade Too Critical to Economy to Jeopardize by Closing the Border

Arlington, VA – In response to reports that the Trump administration is considering closing the U.S.-Mexico border, Freedom Partners urged administration officials to preserve commerce between the two nations. Freedom Partners…

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Apr 01, 2019

Metal Tariffs Just Pick Winners and Losers: And the Losers Outnumber the Winners

In a recent study, 80 percent of surveyed businesses said that the Trump administration’s metal tariffs have affected them negatively. It’s another reminder that tariffs, which are taxes on American…

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Mar 28, 2019

National Criminal Justice Month: The Economics of Successful Re-entry

It’s Criminal Justice Month and we’re making the case for reforming our criminal justice system. We’ve highlighted plenty of reasons this month that the justice system is in need…

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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 15, 2019

End the Trade War, U.S. Business Leaders Plead

Arlington, VA – Amid reports that a U.S.-China meeting to sign a trade deal has been pushed back, a fresh review of recent comments from American business leaders finds widespread concern…

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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

National Criminal Justice Month: Research is clear – we need sentencing reforms

March is National Criminal Justice Month, focusing attention on our country’s justice system and much-needed reforms. In the last few decades, the United States has taken a tough-on-crime…

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