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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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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

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 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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Aug 31, 2018

Tariffs Locking Michigan Steel Company Out of Market

Over the past several years, the town of Holland, Michigan, has been rebuilding. A boom in the manufacturing industry has begun to revive the town — one-third of employment in Holland is…

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Aug 29, 2018

Three Indiana-Based Businesses Hurt by Trade War

America runs on trade which helps fuel the U.S. economy and job growth. By empowering individuals, companies, and countries to exchange goods and services, American businesses can access new markets and…

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Aug 29, 2018

2018 Q2: Economy Grew At A 4.2 Percent Rate; Fastest Rate In Nearly Four Years (Preliminary Estimate)

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

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