The Importance of Tariffs on the U.S. Solar Market

  By Amanda Mayoral   This article is an expanded version of testimony delivered by Ms. Mayoral to the U.S. International Trade Commission on July 22, 2022.   In his first State of the Union address, President Biden said “When I think about climate change, I think jobs”. I believe the president is correct about…

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How Steel Tariffs Are Helping US Workers

This article is an expanded version of testimony delivered by Mr. Ferry to the U.S. International Trade Commission on July 22, 2022.   The Section 232 steel tariffs have benefited the U.S. steel industry and its workforce American steelworkers earned an average of $117,200 last year, making steel one of the best-paying industrial sectors in…

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Senator Grassley Chooses Foreign Kingdom’s Subsidized Fertilizer Over Florida and Illinois Producers, Abandons Claimed Principles

By Charles Benoit, CPA Trade Counsel Last month, President Biden stunned the trade community around the world when he announced a two-year legal immunity from our anti-dumping and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) laws for solar panels imported from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand or Vietnam (including Chinese ones that illegally circumvent duties through those countries). International cartels and…

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CPA Coalition Letter to House Rules Committee Re Preventing Investing in Chinese Companies Undermining Basic Human Rights, American Values, and Interests

CPA sent the following letter to the House Rules Committee requesting they make in order amendments to the FY2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would prevent individuals, entities, and the U.S. government from investing in harmful entities that undermine U.S. values, basic human rights, and the stated security objectives and interests of the U.S.…

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CPA Coalition Letter to House Rules Committee re Protecting Federal Retirement Dollars from Flowing to China

CPA sent the following letter to the House Rules Committee requesting they make in order amendments that would protect American government employees from the harms caused by investing their hard-earned retirement dollars in an inefficient market, state- controlled companies, and adversarial country – the People’s Republic of China. The amendments would require the Federal Retirement…

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JQI Rises With Signs of Pandemic Recovery

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today announced that the U.S. Private Sector Job Quality Index (JQI) rose to 81.29 in May, up 0.28% from the previous month, reflecting a rise in both high-quality and low-quality jobs. The slight increase was the result in increases in high-quality jobs in construction and transport/warehousing, which were partially…

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CPA to Biden: Gutting Tariffs won’t Lower Inflation. It’s Just a Gift to China.

“A move by President Joe Biden to remove tariffs on Chinese consumer goods will do little to dent inflation, economists say, and risks further hamstringing Democratic candidates in political battlegrounds.” — Bloomberg (July 5, 2022)   WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement urging President Biden to not implement…

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