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Mar 07, 2019

ICYMI: Congress Should Reassert its Authority on Tariffs

Freedom Partners Executive Vice President Nathan Nascimento I RealClearPolicy   A handful of lawmakers have introduced measures that would give Congress a greater voice on tariffs, which are essentially a tax on…

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Mar 05, 2019

With Pennsylvania as the Example, More States Should Develop Clean-Slate Policies

After spending a significant amount of time in prison for a nonviolent felony, one Los Angeles man spent years trying to find employment. But, like so many other Americans, his criminal record…

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Feb 28, 2019

The White House has Delayed the Latest Round of Tariff, but it Should Cancel them Entirely

The Trump administration was right to delay the next round of tariffs scheduled for March 2 — an increase to 25 percent from 10 percent on $200 billion of Chinese goods. The cost…

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Feb 28, 2019

2018 Q4: Economy Grew At A 2.6 Percent Rate (Initial Estimate)

This morning, the U.S. Department of Commerce released its initial 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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Feb 25, 2019

Report Warns of ‘Tariff Turmoil’ Absent Sweeping U.S.-China Trade Deal

Arlington, VA – The Trump administration rightly delayed an increase in tariffs from 10 to 25 percent on March 2nd because it would devastate U.S. producers, workers, and consumers, according to a…

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Feb 22, 2019

First Step Act momentum fueling second-chance hiring 

For businesses these days, hiring is tough. There are some 7 million job openings across the country. And because the unemployment rate is hovering around 4 percent, the job applicant pool is…

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Feb 12, 2019

Building Policy Coalitions Approach Gains National Attention

To get things done in Washington, partisanship is not the answer. Freedom Partners understands this and adopted it as a principle. “For several years, like many others, we accepted that to be…

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Feb 08, 2019

Freedom Partners: New Immigration Bill Brings Fairness to High-Skilled Workers

Arlington, VA – Sens. Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) introduced the Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act (S. 281), a bipartisan bill that would remove per-country caps for…

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Feb 05, 2019

From Federal Prison to Guest at the State of the Union

Among the members of Congress, Supreme Court justices, family members, and friends present at the State of the Union, there will be a special guest – Alice Johnson. This time last year, Alice…

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Feb 01, 2019

Putting U.S. Employment Numbers in Context – January 2019

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the economy gained 304,000 jobs in January 2019, nearly doubling some economists expectations and the largest gain since February 2018, while the…

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