Manufacturers fight back against currency manipulation

19 August 2014

Reposted from Crains Cleveland Business.  Michael Stumo, CEO of CPA, and two CPA members, Frank Chesek (Exact Tool) and John Colm (WIRE Net) were interviewed for this article. ***** Manufacturers fight back against currency manipulation Rachel Abbey McCafferty  |  August 17th, 2014  |  Crain’s Cleveland Business Currency manipulation has a huge impact on manufacturers, says […]

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Country of Origin Labeling – Webinar Materials

24 July 2014

CPA held a webinar yesterday on “Country of Origin Labeling: How Multinational Agribusinesses are Attacking This Law”.  Bill Bullard, CEO of R-CALF, presented, and Joe Logan, President of the Ohio Farmers Union, moderated.  Bill’s slides from the presentation can be viewed at this link. Thanks to our sponsors: R-CALF; American Corn Growers Institute for Public Policy; Organization […]

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Obama Administration Flooded with 26,000 Comments against Proposal to Classify Foreign Goods as U.S. Made


24 July 2014

News Release Contact: Sara Haimowitz, sara@prosperousamerica.org, 202.688.5145 Obama Administration Flooded with 26,000 Comments against Proposal to Classify Foreign Goods as U.S. Made
 WASHINGTON. D.C. — More than 26,000 people nationwide have submitted comments in opposition to an administration proposal that would hide the damage from past trade agreements.  The change, initiated by the little-known Economic […]

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CPA Letter regarding Currency Manipulation Issues in Trade Agreements

09 July 2014

One of CPA’s top issues is currency manipulation.  Paul Volcker once said: “In five minutes, exchange rates can wipe out what it took trade negotiators ten years to accomplish.” CPA and others sent a letter to Secretary Jacob Lew and Ambassador Michael Froman last week demanding that any future trade agreements have an enforceable currency chapter.  Here […]

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OMB Factoryless Goods Production Rule – Webinar Materials

24 June 2014

CPA held a webinar today on the OMB’s dangerous “Factoryless Goods Production” rule.  Rob Scott, Economic Policy Institute, presented.  His slides are below. THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS: CPA, Copper & Brass Fabricators Council, Rochester Technology and Manufacturing Assn, AFL-CIO Industrial Union Council, New American Colonies, Int’l Brotherhood of Teamsters, Dayton Region Manufacturers Assn, NTMA Pittsburgh […]

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OMB’s Dangerous “Factory-less Goods Production” Rule

16 June 2014

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is trying to cook the books on the trade deficits.  The agency is proposing a rule that would include foreign factory goods production as U.S. production. Imagine some guy with an idea for a new product and starts a company called New Widget, Inc. The company is just […]

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Videos from CPA Consumption Tax Briefing

03 June 2014

CPA held a briefing at the National Press Club on May 21, 2014 entitled “How Foreign Consumption Taxes Price American Businesses Out of the Export Market.” There were three presentations:  Dr. Peter Morici (Univ. of MD) spoke about adding a consumption tax and drastically reducing income taxes.  Burl Finklestein (CPA Board and VP of Operations, Kason Industries) […]

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Finkelstein new chairman of Georgia Association of Manufacturers

06 May 2014

Reposted from The Newnan Times-Herald.  Burl Finkelstein is a member of the CPA Board of Directors, and Kason Industries is a CPA member and supporter. ***** Finkelstein new chairman of Georgia Association of Manufacturers May 4, 2014  |  The Newnan Times Herald Finkelstein new chairman of Georgia Association of Manufacturers Burl Finkelstein of Kason Industries […]

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