Former Senator Phil Gramm is Wrong on U.S. Trade Policy

By Bill Jones Former Senator Phil Gramm’s recent WSJ opinion article “Trump’s Trade War Was a Loser” gets many things wrong about U.S. trade policy. Concerningly, Mr. Gramm makes numerous statements, representations, and conclusions without supporting facts and documentation.  While I respect Mr. Gramm’s service to our nation and his passion for promoting his views…

The Masks are Off and America is Getting Back to Normal: Lessons Learned – Buy American

Greg Owens \ Co-Founder and CEO; Sherrill Manufacturing Inc./Liberty Tabletop  For many of us the last 12 months have been difficult if not tragic on a personal level and at work. In the true spirit of our country, Americans rallied and have gotten through perhaps the most difficult experience we have ever lived through. Now that we are…

Member Op-ed | U.S. Must Finally Address Tax Avoidance Controversy

Editor’s Note: Bill Parks sits on the CPA board of directors and is the founder of NRS Inc., an Idaho-based sporting goods manufacturer.  Americans are undoubtedly frustrated with the double standard enjoyed by large multinational corporations. [Bill Parks | July 6, 2020 | InsideSources] Each year, these massive companies earn billions of dollars in profit from…

Transportation Trades Department President Speaks About the Importance of Investing in Infrastructure.

Editor’s Note: Mike Dolan is a trade policy specialist and lobbyist for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and is the CPA board of directors. Larry Willis, President of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO, spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on June 22 about the importance of the United States investing in its infrastructure. [Ed…

Press Release: CPA Supports US Duties to Counter Canadian Government Lumber Subsidies

Washington~ The Trump administration announced Monday evening that it will impose countervailing duties up to 24% on imported lumber subsidized by the Canadian government.   The Commerce Department announced its Preliminary Determination of Countervailable Subsidies on April 24, 2017 after a long running investigation. CPA strongly supports the Trump Administration’s move to eliminate the unearned advantage given…