Is Bi-partisan Tax Reform Possible?

Tis the season of talk about tax reform. Every presidential election cycle, the candidates all propose some kind of tax reform. However, once the new president is elected, Congress does not do anything because tax reform becomes the “third rail” to special interests who lobby for or against reforms that would affect them. The last…

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Enforce existing trade laws

On behalf of the 8,500 men and women of AK Steel, last week I traveled to Washington D.C. to talk about an urgent and important matter that is threatening America’s steel industry. [Roger K. Newport| April 21, 2016 |Cincinnatti.Com] I joined industry leaders who testified before representatives of the U.S Department of Commerce, the U.S Trade…

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TPP DRAWS BLANK STARE

PURPLE REIGN? Veteran Democratic pollster Peter Brodnitz say there’s a big misconception about how voters view trade, noting a new Progressive Policy Institute poll that shows 65 percent of swing voters in four battleground states think manufacturing jobs have been lost to cheap labor competition overseas, not bad trade deals. [April 22, 2016 |Politico] “There’s a very big…

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