CPA Applauds Effort by Sen. Rubio, Colleagues to Protect Federal Retirement Dollars from Dangerous Chinese Companies

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded a letter from U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and his colleagues urging Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board’s (FRTIB) Acting Chairman David Jones to abandon its plan to open a new “Mutual Fund Window” beginning June 1, 2022 for federal Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) participants.…

#NoTSP4CCP FAQ

The following FAQ outlines the risks posed by the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board’s (FRTIB) unconscionable plan to invest billions of dollars from the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) — the retirement assets of federal government employees, active duty servicemembers, veterans, and retired civil servants — in companies controlled by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). In June,…

CPA, Human Rights & National Security Organizations Launch Website Calling on Federal Retirement Board to Abandon Plans to Invest Military, Federal Pensions in China

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today, along with a diverse group of organizations, launched NoTSPforCCP.org, a website calling on the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) to abandon its unconscionable plan to invest billions of dollars from the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) — the retirement assets of federal government employees, active…

Commerce Department Targets SEIA’s Chinese Members Linked to Forced Labor in Solar Investigation

United Steelworkers Concerned about SEIA’s Misinformation Campaign WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement after the Department of Commerce identified three Chinese solar manufacturers linked to forced labor that are members of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) in the Department’s anticircumvention investigation. The Department of Commerce is requiring…

Secretary Raimondo Exposes SEIA’s Big Lie on Solar Tariff Rates

SEIA Exposed as Front for Chinese Solar Companies WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo for exposing the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) big lie that triple digit tariffs would result from the anti-circumvention petition filed by Auxin Solar, Inc., against four Southeast Asian countries, calling such…

Myths & Facts: the Commerce Department’s Investigation into Illegal Activity by Chinese Solar Manufacturers

Background In March of 2022, the U.S. Department of Commerce initiated an investigation into Chinese companies operating in Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia that are illegally circumventing existing antidumping and countervailing (AD/CVD) duty orders on solar cells and modules from China. In December of 2022, Commerce issued a preliminary determination that found that Chinese companies…

CPA Joins USTR, Pro-Worker Groups in Opposing Toomey “Poison Pill” to Gut Sec. 301 China Tariffs

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement opposing Senator Pat Toomey’s (R-PA) poison pill effort to gut Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 and undermine efforts to address unfair foreign trade practices by China. Specifically, CPA is urging Senators to oppose the Toomey motion to instruct (MTI)…

Legislative Alert: Sec. 301 Poison Pill in Senate China Bill

Download CPA’s Legislative Alert here. OPPOSE TOOMEY MOTION TO INSTRUCT What’s happening: USICA’s trade provisions are a gift to China. It is far more than reinstating tariff exclusions. It attacks USTR and CBP’s ability to enforce our laws. In this alert, CPA is drawing attention to a particularly catastrophic provision, Sec. 73001 of the China…