CPA Welcomes White House “Made in America” Announcements

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded the Biden administration’s announcement on a final rule to strengthen domestic content in government procurement of American-made goods, including much-needed updates to strengthen Buy America rules. The new rule, pursuant to the Biden administration’s Executive Order 14005, increases the content threshold for products to…

CPA Calls on Biden Administration to Impose Capital Markets Sanctions on Russia

WASHINGTON —The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) announced its support for increased sanctions on Russian companies and institutions – including capital markets sanctions and secondary sanctions on those who seek to help Russia circumvent U.S. sanctions. CPA commends the actions being taken to excise Russian companies from U.S. markets – but more must be…

War in Ukraine Highlights Critical US Dependencies on Russia-China Axis

War in Ukraine Highlights Critical US Dependencies on Russia-China Axis By Jeff Ferry and Amanda Mayoral   Summary Points The Russian invasion of Ukraine reveals the weakness of US industrial strategy and our over-reliance on imports in manufactured goods and raw materials. The US is import-dependent in many industries critical to US national security. A…

LG Announces U.S. Solar Factory Closure Just Weeks After Biden Guts 201 Solar Tariffs

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement after LG Electronics Inc. announced it was exiting the global solar panel business, a decision that will impact 160 employees and roughly 60 contract workers at LG’s corporate campus in Huntsville, Alabama, where the company has been assembling solar panels since 2018.…

Thousands of American Businesses, Organizations Support COOL Online

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released publicly for the first time a coalition letter signed by over 2,000 U.S. companies and bipartisan organizations representing American businesses and workers in support of online country-of-origin-labeling (COOL). Last July, CPA applauded the Senate passage of Senator Tammy Baldwin’s (D-WI) COOL Online Act, which…

CPA to House Leadership: Stop Buying Chinese Masks

“Right now, there are American companies that employ American workers that are manufacturing N95 masks and other critical health care products like PPE… Congress should not be supporting … Chinese manufacturers over American companies and workers — especially with taxpayer dollars.” WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today urged House Speaker Nancy…

CPA Letter to House Leadership Regarding Procuring “Made in China” Masks

CPA sent the following letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) regarding the Office of the Attending Physician’s distribution of KN95 masks made in China to lawmakers. CPA urged House leadership to immediately stop all purchase and procurement of Chinese personal protective equipment (PPE) and instead source from American…