Op-ed | How exactly do we pay for needed COVID relief?

Editor’s Note: Michael Stumo is CEO of the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA). Follow him on Twitter @michael_stumo. We’re now roughly two months into the global COVID-19 pandemic. Amid unprecedented economic disruption, Congress has already passed four pieces of bailout legislation at a cost of roughly $3.6 trillion. The spending is necessary, but one question keeps hanging in…

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The SEC’s China Evasion

Editor’s note: SEC’s Clayton may need to find a new job. SEC refuses to go after China-owned publicly listed corps that won’t allow financial disclosures to be made public. Instead Clayton’s agency says “oh, just be careful”. Ridiculous. The commission’s ‘buyer beware’ announcement looks tough but actually is irresponsible. [Michael D. Mann and Arthur Levitt Jr.…

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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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