Op-ed | Washington Must Reclassify Copper to Help Limit Coronavirus Transmission in Hospitals

Editor’s Note: Michael Stumo is CEO of the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA). Follow him at @michael_stumo The coronavirus has transformed America’s landscape, putting a renewed emphasis on hygiene measures in public places and medical facilities. In response, the Trump administration is calling on U.S. companies to ramp up production of needed medical supplies like face masks.…

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Employee Paid Sick Leave During the Corona Pandemic: What it means for America’s small businesses

Editor’s Note: David Morse is the tax policy director at the Coalition for a Prosperous America Education Fund. The President and Congress are currently finalizing the CARES Act to address the major economic disruptions caused by the coronavirus. However, small employers around the country are wondering what the earlier new “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” (FFCRA)…

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ITC verdict on cabinets from China: U.S. industry injured, final AD/CVD duties to come

Editor’s note: Congratulations to Wellborn Cabinets, a CPA member company, for helping win the biggest trade case in the history of history.  The U.S. International Trade Commission voted unanimously on Tuesday that imports of Chinese-made wooden cabinets and vanities are hurting the U.S. industry, clearing the way for final antidumping and countervailing duty orders to…

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Ventilator Blues

Excerpt: America’s small businesses, our machinists, die-casters, plastic injection molders, electronics parts suppliers, and others are eager to get to work providing the medical equipment the nation needs but the companies that hold the patents and process patents for this equipment need to open up and ask for bids. The Wuhan coronavirus has laid bare America’s…

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