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Apr 08, 2019

More Work Remains, But First Step Act Progress is Encouraging

Administration and Congress must continue working together to fully fund and implement the law

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Apr 02, 2019

Freedom Partners: U.S.-Mexico Trade Too Critical to Economy to Jeopardize by Closing the Border

Arlington, VA – In response to reports that the Trump administration is considering closing the U.S.-Mexico border, Freedom Partners urged administration officials to preserve commerce between the two nations. Freedom Partners…

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Mar 29, 2019

Freedom Partners Endorses New Kaine-Carper Bill to Expand Congressional Oversight of Tariffs

Arlington, VA – Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce today endorsed new legislation that would boost congressional oversight and authority concerning tariffs imposed unilaterally by the executive branch. The Reclaiming Congressional Trade Authorities Act…

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Mar 18, 2019

Broad Coalition of 30 Groups Call for Congress to Reclaim Authority on Tariffs

Arlington, VA – A coalition of 30 organizations led by Americans for Prosperity (AFP) and Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce released a letter today encouraging lawmakers to reclaim their tariff authority, which has…

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Mar 15, 2019

End the Trade War, U.S. Business Leaders Plead

Arlington, VA – Amid reports that a U.S.-China meeting to sign a trade deal has been pushed back, a fresh review of recent comments from American business leaders finds widespread concern…

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Mar 12, 2019

AFP, Freedom Partners Urge Opposition to Tax Extenders Ahead of House Ways and Means Subcommittee Hearing

Arlington, VA – Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce and Americans for Prosperity (AFP) urged House lawmakers today to oppose special-interest giveaways in the form of tax extenders ahead of a hearing Tuesday…

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Mar 11, 2019

Senator Lee Right to Advocate Jones Act Repeal

Arlington, VA – Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) has introduced S. 694, legislation to repeal the Jones Act. The Merchant Marine Act of 1920 – commonly known as the Jones Act – was intended to…

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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 01, 2019

ICYMI: Business Insider: Koch Network Teams with the Society for Human Resource Management to Spur Second Chance Hiring

Mark Holden | Business Insider | Koch Industries is pushing companies to hire more ex-prisoners because it ‘makes economic sense’ “Criminal justice reform is a major step forward for our country. But society…

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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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