JQI Rises Slightly Amid Disappointing Monthly Job Growth

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today announced that the U.S. Private Sector Job Quality Index (JQI) rose marginally to 81.17 in December, up 0.08% from the previous month, reflecting slightly faster growth in high-wage jobs than low-wage in the month. The small rise of the JQI was driven mainly by growth…

CPA Urges Senate Judiciary Committee to Reject “Big Tech Puppet” USPTO Nominee

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today urged members of the Senate Judiciary Committee to oppose the nomination of Katherine Vidal to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). CPA’s letter outlines Ms. Vidal’s career of working on behalf of…

CPA to SEC Chairman Gensler: Prohibit Index Providers from Including U.S. Sanctioned Chinese Companies

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) urged U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler to prohibit inclusion of certain Chinese companies in indices, Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs), and other index funds provided by American index providers and asset managers. In the letter to Chairman Gensler, CPA outlined how four of the…

CPA Applauds Passage of Bipartisan, Bicameral Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate for passing the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, bipartisan legislation which will ensure that goods tainted with the forced labor of Uyghurs, and others, in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) — and elsewhere in…

CPA on NDAA: Bill Includes Important Provisions and Missed Opportunities

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) praised certain provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which was passed by both houses of Congress and is expected to be signed into law by President Biden shortly. Those provisions included measures that will increase procurement of domestically manufactured goods and address the growing…

CPA To BlackRock: Stop Helping Fund the CCP’s Genocide & Efforts to Undermine U.S. Economic & National Security

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today asked BlackRock CEO Larry Fink to stop aiding and abetting human rights abuses and national security risks associated by including Chinese companies in BlackRock’s iShares Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs). BlackRock, which is the world’s largest asset manager, surprisingly recommended earlier this year that investors triple their…

CPA Comment Letter to the Department of Labor Regarding Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Factors

CPA National Security Advisor Robby Stephany Smith submitted the following comment letter to the Department of Labor requesting that Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) include the following factors when providing greater guidance to fiduciaries: national security risks; political risks; existing sanctions on related entities or persons; human rights violations; linkages to state-owned or state-controlled industries…

CPA Welcomes Biden Administration Action to Impose Capital Markets Sanctions on CCP’s SenseTime

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today welcomed the action by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) to add China’s artificial intelligence company SenseTime to OFAC’s Non-SDN Chinese Military-Industrial Complex Companies List (NS-CMIC List) due to the company’s connection to the Chinese Communist Party’s human rights…

CPA to USTR: Don’t Allow Multinationals to Abuse China 301 Tariff Exclusion Process

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) called out rampant misrepresentation and abuse by companies seeking exclusions from the Section 301 tariffs against China in a letter to the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR).  Multinationals that import Made in China merchandise filed two thirds of the exclusion requests shortly before…