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Jan 30, 2019

5 Things We’d Like to Hear the President Say During the State of the Union Address

Now that the date is set for the president to deliver this year’s State of the Union address, there are a few things we are hoping to hear from him as…

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Jan 29, 2019

Freedom Partners Opposes the Reciprocal Trade Act in Open Letter to Congress

Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce signed onto an open letter with the National Taxpayers Union, Americans for Prosperity and Americans for Tax Reform, among others, to oppose passage of the so-called…

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Jan 29, 2019

The U.S. and China Should Commit to Lowering Barriers to Trade

U.S. and Chinese representatives are scheduled to meet in Washington,D.C., on Wednesday and Thursday of this week to discuss how to resolve the trade war. There is a solution…

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Jan 24, 2019

Autonomous Vehicles Could Enhance Public Safety in More Ways than You Think

One of the most talked about benefits of autonomous vehicles is that they could decrease the number of accidents and collisions caused by humans. While vehicle safety has improved over the years…

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Jan 18, 2019

FIRST STEP Act Momentum Should Feed into Multiple Next Steps

Make no mistake: The FIRST STEP Act is a landmark piece of legislation. Signed into law last month, it addressed some of the worst aspects of the U.S. criminal justice system…

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Jan 17, 2019

Tariffs Are Taxes: They cause more harm than good

President Trump and other supporters of trade restrictions have claimed that tariffs fill our national coffers with money, protect and strengthen domestic industry and work to lower other trade restrictions worldwide. But…

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Jan 04, 2019

The WTO and Reducing Trade Barriers

America is one of the most pro-trade countries in the world. We generally levy low tariffs on imports from our trading partners. “Meanwhile, a lot of countries impose more tariffs on…

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Jan 04, 2019

Putting U.S. Employment Numbers in Context – December 2018

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the economy gained 312,000 jobs in December 2018, beating expectations and the largest gain since February, while the U.S. unemployment rate…

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Dec 21, 2018

2018 Q3: Economy Grew At A 3.4 Percent Rate (Final Estimate)

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

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Dec 21, 2018

Freedom Partners Thanks President Trump for Signing First Step Act into Law

Group also thanks Senior White House Adviser Jared Kushner for his efforts and support.

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