Press Release: CPA Supports Lipinski/Brooks Balanced Trade Resolution

Washington~ The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) expressed strong support for a newly filed House resolution (H.Con.Res.175) calling for a national goal of balanced trade, with a special emphasis on manufacturing and goods. Leading the resolution are Representative Dan Lipinski (D-IL-03) and Representative Mo Brooks (R-AL-05).  The goal of this resolution is to express: … the…

Sanders pressures Trump with anti-outsourcing legislation

[ HARPER NEIDIG | November 26, 2016 |The Hill] Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Saturday he will introduce legislation aimed at preventing major companies from sending jobs to foreign countries, similar to what President-elect Donald Trump proposed on the campaign trail. Sanders pointed to Trump’s promise to prevent Carrier, an air conditioning manufacturer owned by United Technologies, from shifting factory jobs…

WTO again rules against US law in Boeing case

[Reuters| November 28, 2016 |The New York Times] The World Trade Organization ruled on Monday that a tax break from Washington State to help Boeing develop its new 777X jetliner was a prohibited subsidy. The ruling was a setback for the aerospace giant as it seeks victory in a parallel case against its European rival, Airbus. The trade organization said the…