Amazon and other retailers oppose measure to require country-of-origin labeling for goods sold online

The proposal has bipartisan support in China-related legislation moving through the Senate By  Jeanne Whalen and Abha Bhattarai May 27, 2021 Amazon and other retailers are opposing a bipartisan measure that would require online sellers to clearly state where their products are made, a rule proponents say could help consumers seeking U.S.-made goods. The measure, backed…

CPA Urges Congress to Reject Amazon Lobbying, Keep Online Country-of-Origin Labeling in Endless Frontier Act

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today urged Congress to reject the lobbying efforts of large online retailers and importers like Amazon to remove U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s (D-WI) COOL Online Act from the Endless Frontier Act (S. 1260). The bipartisan COOL Online Act passed the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and…

CPA Urges Chairman Wyden to Address Flawed Trade Preferences Programs that Drive Out Domestic Production

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) sent a letter to U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance, outlining seven serious concerns with his recently introduced Trade Preferences and American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2021. The legislation would update and renew the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) and…

CPA’s Dan DiMicco and Jeff Ferry Launch New CPA Report Showing Black & Hispanic Job Quality Well Below National Average

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a new economic report that documents for the first time the severe disparity in historical job quality for Black and Hispanic workers compared to the national average for all U.S. workers. The report, “Quantifying Job Quality for U.S., Black, Hispanic, and Asian American Workers,”…

CPA Letter to President Biden regarding Re: Preventing Wall Street from Funding Chinese Military Companies by Strengthening Executive Order 13959

CPA sent the following letter to President Joe Biden requesting the administration to strengthen Executive Order 13959 (EO) to prevent Wall Street from funding Chinese military companies. Dear President Biden: Thank you for your continued efforts to hold the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) accountable for its nefarious behavior and gross human rights violations throughout China,…

CPA Praises Senate Committee Passage of Online Country-of-Origin-Labeling

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation for passing with overwhelming bipartisan support Senator Tammy Baldwin’s (D-WI) COOL Online Act, which was added as an amendment to the Endless Frontier Act (S. 1260). The bipartisan COOL Online Act would mandate that country-of-origin…