Opinion\ Declining U.S. Job Quality for People of Color

By Dan DiMicco and Jeff Ferry \ June 2021 \ The Hill As former manufacturing executives, we have seen firsthand how high-quality jobs in our industry benefit Americans from all backgrounds. We also know that the quality of jobs created – not just the quantity – matters. The troubling results of our organization’s new economic study show why. In recent…

CPA on Agreement of 130 Countries to Address Tax Avoidance by World’s Largest Corporations

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement after 130 countries and jurisdictions, representing more than 90% of global GDP, joined a statement establishing a new framework for international tax reform. According to the announcement, the “framework updates key elements of the century-old international tax system, which is no longer…

CPA on Biden’s Chinese Solar Sanctions: A Good Start, but More is Needed

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement regarding new action by the Biden administration aimed at Chinese solar companies’ use of forced labor in Xinjiang. As part of the announcement, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection will bar imports of metallurgical-grade silicon mined by Hoshine Silicon Industry (Shanshan) Co.—including…

CPA Submits Letter on African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Country Eligibility

Jeremy Streatfeild, Director, Office of African Affairs Office of the United States Trade Representative Edward Gresser, Chair of the Trade Policy Staff Committee, Office of the United States Trade Representative June 23, 2021 Re: Annual Review of Country Eligibility for Benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act, Docket USTR-2021-0009 Dear Messrs. Streatfeild and Gresser,…

CPA Applauds Sen. Ossoff’s Bill to Boost U.S. Domestic Solar Manufacturing

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff (D-GA) that seeks to boost U.S. domestic solar manufacturing, accelerate the transition to clean energy, and support American energy independence. Specifically, the Solar Energy Manufacturing for America Act would provide tax credits for multiple stages of the…

CPA Applauds House Bills to Reform U.S. Trade Programs, Address Flaws in Senate-Passed Bills

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded two new pieces of legislation introduced by Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee. Led by U.S. Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Chairman of the Trade Subcommittee, the legislation would modernize and reauthorize the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) programs, the Generalized System of Preferences…

Coalition Conversations with Industry Reimagined\ S2E3

Doug Berger of Industry Reimagined 2030 joins Ken Rapoza in Coalition Conversations. Join us as they talk about shifting the national narrative of US industry from a prevailing view of ‘inevitable decline’ to one of ‘vibrant opportunity.’ They discuss industry driven approaches aimed at reaching mainstream companies becoming import competitive, localizing supply chains and reducing…