JQI Edges Up As COVID Recovery Continues

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today announced that the U.S. Private Sector Job Quality Index (JQI) rose to 80.43 in February, up 0.33%from the previous month, reflecting a rise in high-wage jobs that exceeded the rise in low-wage jobs in the month. The job count grew significantly in high-quality sectors including construction, professional/business services,…

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CPA Urges Speaker Pelosi to Pass Legislation Imposing Capital Markets and Secondary Sanctions on China and Russia

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) urged House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to prioritize the passage of additional legislation to impose capital markets sanctions and secondary sanctions on Russia and China. Earlier this month, CPA applauded the House for unanimously passing legislation (H.R. 7108) that would repeal permanent normal trade relations (PNTR)…

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CPA, Independent Retailers Call on Congress to Address De Minimis Loophole Exploited by China

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today, along with nearly a dozen independent retail associations, called on Congress to address an import loophole, known as de minimis, that is used by non-market economies and counterfeiters to ship hundreds of millions of packages valued under $800 into the United States without inspection, information…

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CPA Applauds Commerce Department for Initiating Investigation into Illegal Chinese Circumvention

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) released a statement after the Department of Commerce initiated an anticircumvention investigation into Chinese companies operating in Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia that are illegally circumventing existing antidumping and countervailing (AD/CVD) duty orders on solar cells and modules from China. The decision comes after Auxin Solar,…

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CPA: China Tariff Exclusions Harm American Manufacturers & Workers

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) is disappointed that 301 tariff exclusions were extended on 352 products being imported from China. Last year, CPA urged the Biden administration to not renew any of the 549 exclusions that were originally granted. In February, CPA called on the Biden administration to fully implement all…

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