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Press Release: CPA Tallies Jobs Created by Tariffs

August 13, 2018

More than 11,100 Good Jobs Created Since February Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA), has determined that at least 11,100 new jobs have been created since February 1 as a result of the protective tariffs imposed on imported solar panels, washing machines, steel, and aluminum. The finding arises from...

CPA Op-ed: USDA program a helpful start for U.S. farmers

August 12, 2018

In response to years of China’s predatory economic behavior, President Donald Trump’s administration recently imposed tariffs on $50 billion worth of high-tech Chinese goods. Beijing has now retaliated against America’s agricultural sector, prompting a $12 billion program from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for affected farmers and ranchers. Some in...

Press Release: CPA Urges USTR to Revise Country-of-Origin Labeling for Food Imports

August 08, 2018

Renegotiation of NAFTA Should Address Beef, Cattle Issues Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today urged US Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer to pursue country-of-origin labeling (COOL) issues in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). CPA believes that reinstatement of COOL labeling will help US...

Press Release: CPA Opposes Miscellaneous Tariff Bill—The “Never Make It Here Again” Act

August 03, 2018

Legislation would hamper efforts to reshore domestic production Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) is urging President Trump to consider vetoing legislation that would unilaterally eliminate tariffs on a variety of imported foods and goods that have been offshored and are no longer produced in the US. Both the...

Press Release: CPA Supports Higher Tariff Action on Chinese Imports

August 02, 2018

Protecting downstream products helps US economy Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today lent its support  to a possible increase in tariffs on Chinese imports. To date, Beijing has refused to halt predatory actions that have spurred an initial 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese imports. The...

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