CPA Press and Trade News

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Op-eds & Press Releases

Press Release

CPA Supports Biden Executive Order on Buy American

January 26, 2021

Government effort aims to purchase more American-made goods Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) has praised President Biden’s new executive order strengthening federal Buy American requirements. The executive order includes elements of Biden’s 2020 campaign pledge to “Build Back Better” and is intended to expand federal procurement of...

Letter to Government

CPA Supports US Blueberry Growers' Case Against Import Surge

January 21, 2021

CPA and a coalition of agricultural groups sent a letter to the International Trade Commission in support of a trade case by blueberry growers.  Download the Letter

Letter to Government

CPA Urges Biden to Remove Sectors from WTO Procurement Agreement

January 19, 2021

CPA sent the following letter to Biden asking that he fulfill his Made in America campaign promise by narrowing our commitments under the globalist WTO Government Procurement Agreement (GPA).  

Press Release

New Year Brings New Board Leadership at Coalition for a Prosperous America

January 15, 2021

Mottl is New Chair; Jones, Davis Join CPA Board Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today announced a slate of changes to its board of directors. Illinois manufacturing executive Zach Mottl will assume the role of chair of the CPA board, replacing previous chair Dan DiMicco. DiMicco and...

American Job Quality Takes Another Hit In Latest Unemployment Data

January 08, 2021

Job quality in the U.S. remains tepid, the latest Private Sector Job Quality Index data showed on Friday. Following the release of today’s Employment Situation Report for December 2020 by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the U.S. Private Sector Job Quality Index (JQI)® slipped 0.91% to 81.24. The...

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CPA Videos

CPA's Take on the News

  • US chokehold pushes China chip self-sufficiency up the agenda

    October 26, 2020

    CPA's Take: China is planning to spend over $1 trillion on catching up to the US in technology, especially chipmaking. The US must make spending and investing in a US-based chip industry a high priority, starting now. 

  • Ambassador Robert Lighthizer issues Statement on Release of August 2020 Trade Data

    October 06, 2020

    CPA’s Take: Today USTR Robert Lighthizer took the unusual step of issuing a statement on today’s monthly trade figures. Washington, DC – Ambassador Robert Lighthizer issued the following statement today concerning the August 2020 trade data rele...

  • The U.S. needs to support American-made medicines

    October 05, 2020

    CPA’s Take: CivicaRX CEO Martin VanTrieste explains why it is essential, and achievable to reshore pharmaceutical production to the US.  Two years ago, a group of U.S. hospitals launched Civica Rx, a nonprofit generic drug company that I have th...

  • What If Things Were Made in America Again: One Man’s Plan

    September 30, 2020

    CPA's Take: James Stuber is the co-chair of CPA's Buy American Committee. “When I had my ‘lightbulb moment,’ the realization that America which invented the lightbulb no longer made one, I also realized that the societal costs of offshoring manufa...

  • WTO Finds Some U.S. Tariffs on China Violate Trade Rules

    September 16, 2020

    CPA's Take: The WTO just pounded more nails into its own coffin. CPA is quoted in this article. U.S. disputes finding, has long called World Trade Organization provisions inadequate

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