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Sep 28, 2018

WATCH: Sen. Lee Has a Message for FIRST STEP Act Skeptics

When it comes to criminal justice reform, you’d be hard-pressed to find a bigger champion of the issue then U.S. Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT). Lee, a former federal…

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Sep 28, 2018

Trade Discussions Explore Destructive Tariffs with Special Guests Steve Forbes, Rep. Roger Marshall

A toy car, lightbulbs, a bottle of beer, a three-ring binder, a box of plastic wrap.    These and other everyday items sat on a table in the National Press Club in…

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Sep 27, 2018

Auto Tariffs are Bad Economics — and Bad for Americans, Too.

The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing Wednesday with key figures from the U.S. auto industry who spoke of the immense economic harm represented by the administration’s tariffs and proposed…

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Sep 27, 2018

2018 Q2: Economy Grew At A 4.2 Percent Rate; Fastest Pace Since 2014 Q3 (Final Estimate)

This morning, the U.S. Department of Commerce released its third and final estimate of gross domestic product (GDP) for the second quarter of 2018, and announced that the U.S. economy…

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Sep 25, 2018

Trade Builds America: National Press Club Forum

Arlington VA – Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce and Americans for Prosperity, in partnership with a coalition of advocacy groups representing American job creators, hosted a special event today at the National Press…

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Sep 24, 2018

Legislation to Drive our Future

No longer just a plot in science fiction movies, self-driving cars will soon make their way on to our streets. There is still a long road ahead before driverless cars become…

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Sep 21, 2018

Trade Builds America Takes on Tariffs

Have you been keeping up with the news on tariffs? It seems like every week there is a new proposed tariff or news of another business struggling under the additional costs of…

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Sep 20, 2018

New Bill Is a Bold Step Toward Second Chances

Last week, three U.S. senators introduced a bill aimed at breaking down barriers for those with criminal pasts by helping them succeed through higher education. Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Cory…

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Sep 18, 2018

The Administration’s Tariffs Pick Winners and Losers

The Trump administration’s tariffs have already imposed an enormous cost on American workers, producers and consumers, raising the prices of goods and hurting businesses large and small. But tariffs also promote…

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Sep 17, 2018

Proposed Labor Rule Would Protect Small Businesses, Encourage Expansion

For small business owners, expansion is a dream come true. Building that second location is exciting and rewarding — and risky. The need to lessen that risk is why small firms, particularly construction…

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