Research


Mar 14, 2018

Lessons of the Past: Tariffs Bring Harm to Economy, Consumers

Arlington, VA – As leading economists, academics and policy experts continue to warn against the grave economic harms of imposing tariffs, specifically those announced by the Trump administration on steel and aluminum imports…

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Mar 09, 2018

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

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the unemployment rate for February 2018 remained at 4.1 percent and that the economy gained 313,000 jobs, the highest reading…

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Mar 08, 2018

Freedom Partners Statement: Tariffs Consequences Vast and Serious

Arlington, VA – Following the Trump administration’s executive action today to impose tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum, Freedom Partners executive vice president Nathan Nascimento responded by…

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Mar 08, 2018

Charles Koch, Leading Economists and Policy Experts: Tariffs Will Harm American Consumers; Urge Administration to Reconsider

Charles Koch: “If we are to have a system in which businesses can succeed long term, policies must benefit everyone, not just the few.” Arlington, VA – As the Trump administration prepares to…

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Feb 28, 2018

Baldwin At Odds With U.S. Iron And Steel

Arlington, VA – Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin is on the air with new campaign ads claiming strong support for the U.S. iron and steel industry. But her long record puts her squarely…

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Feb 27, 2018

MEMO | “Not One Penny” In Tax Relief

The organization “Not One Penny” released a messaging memo intended to give Democrat lawmakers a roadmap to explain their opposition to tax reform, but instead shows the weakness of their arguments. The…

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Feb 23, 2018

Flashback: Democrats’ Support For Lowering Corporate Tax Rate

Hard-working taxpayers across the country have continued to feel the benefits of tax reform: higher paychecks, unexpected bonuses and new jobs. And yet, Democrats are still working relentlessly to distort the…

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Dec 05, 2017

5 Reasons to be Skeptical of the Joint Committee On Taxation Estimates

In a July 2010 editorial The Wall Street Journal asked whether Congress “should simply cut out the 535 middlemen and let [the Joint Committee on Taxation] write the tax laws.” JCT’s…

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Nov 08, 2017

Flashback: Baldwin’s Bank Bailouts

Arlington, VA – Senator Tammy Baldwin recently criticized the unified framework for tax reform, arguing that it would benefit “big banks and powerful corporations.” What Baldwin forgot to mention was her own vote…

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Nov 07, 2017

Flashback: Tammy Baldwin’s Latest Excuse for Opposing Tax Reform Brings Back a Billion-Dollar Blast from the Past

Arlington, VA – In case you missed it, Tammy Baldwin’s latest excuse for opposing tax reform is that it eliminates a deduction for local sales tax, because if there’s anyone who…

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