Business Associations Urge Congress to Avoid Lame Duck Vote on Trade Deal

For Immediate Release October 5, 2016 CPA Contact: Paola Masman, 202-688-5145 ext 2, [email protected] ASBC Contact: Bob Keener, 617-610-6766, [email protected] Business Associations Urge Congress to Avoid Lame Duck Vote on Trade Deal Washington ~ The Coalition for a Prosperous American (CPA) and the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) released a letter to Congressional leadership today…

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Industry and Union Coalition Outlines Policy Recommendations in Letters to President Biden, Congressional Leaders

WASHINGTON—A broad coalition of industry organizations and labor unions, representing a broad spectrum of manufacturers and workers who stepped up to make essential PPE and other products throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, sent a letter today to President Biden and congressional leaders outlining recommendations on specific policy initiatives that must be adopted to re-establish a permanent…

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CPA Reshoring Index Shows Manufacturing Import Penetration Hit New Low in Q1 2020

By Steven L. Byers, PhD, and Jeff Ferry The CPA Reshoring Index (CRI) rose to +173 in the first quarter of 2020, indicating that US manufacturers gained 1.73 percentage points of market share in the US market for manufactured goods. Import penetration in US manufacturing in the first quarter fell to 28.9%, its lowest level…

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Supercharging Infrastructure Spending With Strict Buy America Rules

According to a new CPA analysis, a Congressional five-year $1.5 trillion infrastructure investment plan could create 2.5 million jobs by 2025 while bringing sorely needed improvement to the nation’s deteriorating infrastructure. However, the analysis finds that a quarter of the spending would go on imported materials and supplies. The same infrastructure plan implemented under a…

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