Braskem America factory workers lived at a plant for 28 days to make PPE raw materials to fight coronavirus

Editor’s note: For American workers stepping up to provide COVID supplies, we don’t need to drop those contracts (like facemasks) as happened after SARS. Government procurement needs to (a) STOP the low-price contracts which are really pro-China contracts and (b) offer longer-term contracts to USA producers so we can build capacity here. Otherwise we won’t…

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Tax Avoiders Should Not Get Bailout Money

Editor’s Note: David Morse is the tax policy director at the Coalition for a Prosperous America Education Fund. Right now, Washington is preoccupied with efforts to support struggling U.S. businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Surprisingly, some companies that use tax havens to avoid paying U.S. taxes are trying to get their share of this relief aid…

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Press Release | CPA Urges FEMA to Prioritize Domestic Manufacturers in Recovery Effort

Sends letter critiquing contracts that favor subsidized imports Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA), whose members include manufacturers and agricultural producers throughout the United States, today sent a letter to Pete Gaynor, the administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). CPA’s letter urged Gaynor to revise FEMA’s focus on awarding “low price”…

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