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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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Jun 01, 2018

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING ON TRADE

Arlington, VA – Across the political aisle, a growing chorus joins Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce and Americans for Prosperity in criticizing the self-destructive and damaging tariffs announced by the Trump administration…

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May 30, 2018

2018 Q1: Economy Grew At A 2.2 Percent Rate; Business Investment Growth Largest Since 2014

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

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May 30, 2018

Freedom Partners Chairman Calls for a “Restorative and Rehabilitative Approach to Criminal Justice”

Joining C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce Chairman Mark Holden discussed continued efforts to reform the criminal justice system to improve people’s lives. Asked about Freedom Partners…

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May 30, 2018

Tesla, Huge Utilities Demand Corporate Welfare from Federal Court

Should the federal government really be in the business of making cars more expensive? That’s the crux of a lawsuit intended to stop President Trump’s regulatory relief agenda. Despite a…

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May 25, 2018

Steve Forbes: Auto Imports Tariffs are a ‘Sales Tax’

The Trump administration this week announced an investigation into auto imports to possibly impose new tariffs as high as 25%. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross confirmed to CNBC that the administration would use…

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May 25, 2018

Save Our Spending… Before It’s Too Late

America reached an unfortunate milestone recently. After the passage of the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill this past March, Washington’s total annual spending rose above $4 trillion for the first…

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