Coalition Conversations ep. 5

How does trade work when we don’t have a free trade agreement in place? What kind of tariffs do we have in place? Melissa speaks with Chuck Benoit, CPA’s Trade Counsel, to talk about this issue and why it’s time to reform our default tariffs.”  

CPA Says New Postal Vehicle Fleet Should be Fully USA-Made

Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today reacted to news that the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has awarded a 10-year contract to Oshkosh Defense for new mail delivery trucks, including both combustion-engine and battery-electric vehicles (EVs). While USPS says that “final vehicle assembly” will take place in the United States, CPA strongly urges…

Opinion: Foreign semiconductor shortage threatens economy

America’s automotive industry has been rocked in recent weeks by a global shortage of computer chips. The problem has become so serious that GM has halted operations at three plants and Ford has curbed production of its big moneymaker, the F-150. Each company could lose several billion dollars in revenue this year. The automakers are scrambling to locate…

CPA Supports Biden Executive Order on U.S. Supply Chains

Important step toward rebuilding domestic manufacturing capacity Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today praised a new executive order by President Biden intended to “strengthen the resilience of America’s supply chains.” Specifically, the order will require an immediate study of domestic U.S. manufacturing capacity in key industries. The order further requires federal departments…