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Mar 14, 2019

Freedom Partners, AFP: We Can Improve Nation’s Infrastructure Without Americans Paying More at the Pump

Arlington, VA – Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce and Americans for Prosperity (AFP) today urged congressional lawmakers to explore more fiscally-sensible policies to address our nation’s infrastructure issues without forcing Americans…

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Mar 12, 2019

How Senator Elizabeth Warren’s Tech Proposal Could Backfire

Sen. Elizabeth Warren recently announced her proposal to give government more control over tech companies. America’s biggest tech companies are controlling more and more of our digital lives. And they’re…

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Mar 10, 2019

Should Government Ban Lightbulbs? An Economic Case for Free Trade

Americans benefit enormously from trade. Trade gives us access to a multitude of high-quality goods and services at affordable prices, and more markets for U.S. producers to sell their products…

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Mar 08, 2019

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

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the economy gained 20,000 jobs in February, a significant drop from the 311,000 jobs added in January, which was the largest…

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Mar 07, 2019

National Criminal Justice Month: The importance of pre-trial policy reform

This month marks 10 years since Congress officially designated March as National Criminal Justice Month. But the topic is just as important — if not more important — than it was in 2009. The…

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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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