Katherine Tai is Right to Protect Americans’ Digital Privacy

Katherine Tai is Right to Protect Americans’ Digital Privacy

Americans are understandably worried about internet privacy. In particular, they fear their personal information could be hacked at any time. And if you ask them whether China should have access to their social security numbers, credit cards, and banking info, the answer would be a resounding “No.” We live in a digital world, though. And…

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De Minimis Loophole Contributing to Fentanyl Deaths

Loophole in U.S. Customs Law Contributing to Fentanyl Deaths

Last year, more than 73,000 Americans died from an overdose of the synthetic opioid fentanyl. The drug itself is cheap and readily available, with thousands of pounds flowing into the United States from Mexico every month. In fact, fentanyl seizures at the U.S.-Mexico border increased 164 percent between 2020 and 2022 alone. Even more disturbing is that Americans can now have…

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Job Quality Index Declines in September, Manufacturing Employment Down Temporarily Due to Auto Strikes

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today announced that the U.S. Private Sector Job Quality Index (JQI) for September declined by 0.66% in September to 84.37. After a strong reading in August, the JQI continued its downward trend in the second half of the year. Interest rate hikes by the Fed appear to be softening…

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CPA Applauds Baldwin, Colleagues for Urging Biden Administration to Correct Inflation Reduction Act Guidelines that Undercut U.S. Manufacturers

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Bob Casey (D-PA), John Fetterman (D-PA), and Tina Smith (D-MN) for urging the Biden Administration to correct the Department of the Treasury’s guidance on the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) program that is undercutting American clean energy…

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Ambassador Tai at European Commission

No, Ambassador Tai didn’t “abandon our allies”

Last week, President Biden’s U.S. Trade Representative, Ambassador Tai, took a shellacking from U.S. Senators who oversee her office. The first was from her fellow Democrat, U.S. Senate Finance Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR), who issued a statement saying he “blasted” her office. The next day, Senator Wyden was followed by nine of thirteen Senate Finance…

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CPA Model Shows Manufacturing Tax Credits Boost U.S. Economy by 6.3%, Create 11 Million Jobs

Key Points The CPA Pro-Growth Model provides superior analysis of the impact of changes in trade and industrial policies and their impact on the U.S. economy. Tax credits for all U.S. manufacturing sectors would stimulate the economy, create 11.2 million new jobs, and increase real household income by 9.1%. Real GDP would grow by 6.3%.…

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