CPA Applauds Trade Title of House China Competition Bill

“Most pro-worker trade legislation introduced in Congress in decades.” WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded the trade title of House Democrats’ China competition bill, the America COMPETES Act of 2022, which contained a number of provisions that CPA supports and encouraged the House to include. The trade title of House…

CPA: Congress Must Include Bipartisan, Bicameral National Critical Capabilities Defense Act in China Competitiveness Bill

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today called on Congress to include the bipartisan, bicameral National Critical Capabilities Defense Act in any China competitiveness legislation considered by the House and Senate. The legislation was introduced in the Senate by Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and John Cornyn (R-TX). It was introduced in the…

CPA Urges House Committee to Reject Pro-China Trade Provisions in Senate China Bill

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today wrote to Members of the House Ways and Means Committee regarding renewed efforts in Congress to “pass legislation to increase our nation’s competitiveness with China in the face of decades of economic espionage, theft of trade secrets and Intellectual Property (IP), state support for key…

CPA Applauds Bipartisan Senate Letter Supporting Extension of 201 Solar Safeguard Tariffs, Ending Bifacial Exclusion Loophole

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded a bipartisan letter led by Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) in support of extending the Section 201 solar safeguard tariffs on Chinese imports, including imported bifacial solar products, for four years. The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) unanimously recommended that the…

CPA: Biden Administration Must Continue Efforts to End Continued Exploitation of Bifacial Exclusion Loophole

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today urged the Biden administration to end the bifacial solar panel exclusion loophole after the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed an appeal last Friday. DOJ appealed the U.S. Court of International Trade’s (CIT) prior ruling that removed Section 201 tariffs on imports of bifacial solar panels.…

CPA Applauds Chairman Blumenauer Bill to Fix Rampant Abuse of “De Minimis” Import Loophole

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) applauded new legislation introduced by U.S. Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee. The bill will narrow an import loophole, known as de minimis, that is used by non-market economies and counterfeiters to ship hundreds of millions of packages valued…

Senior Republicans Pushing Trade Bill to Disarm America, Serve CCP and Multinationals

By Charles Benoit, CPA Trade Counsel The American people don’t want to be dependent on China for things we need. But some senior Republicans in Congress continue to choose multinational corporations over Americans. By extension, they’re also choosing multinationals’ fealties to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The current GOP troubles started last summer, when Senator…

POLL: Majority of Voters Oppose Candidates that Support Importing Chinese Solar Panels

90% of voters think the U.S. should manufacture renewable energy domestically 70% say the U.S. should not be dependent on China and Chinese-controlled factories in Southeast Asia for solar imports Forced labor and coal use in Chinese solar supply chains, and U.S. taxpayer dollars funding purchases of Chinese solar equipment are top concerns among voters…