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What They Are Saying: Bipartisan Momentum to Support Millions of American Jobs Through Trade Relationship Grows

June 05, 2019 — Blog

The news: President Trump and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer recently updated and modernized the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).  NAFTA is a trilateral agreement negotiated in the early 1990s between the United States, Canada, and Mexico, which has increased American jobs, grown wages for U.S. workers, and helped American businesses sell more goods and ...

39th Time . . .

June 04, 2019 — Blog

The news: This week, the House passed H.R. 2940.  The bill extends federal funding for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, our nation’s cash assistance and services programs for low-income households with children. This is a good thing, right? There is vast support for this important program in both parties.  And as lawmakers on

WSJ Editorial Board: Tax Revenue Keeps Rising

May 14, 2019 — Blog

Wall Street Journal Tax Revenue Keeps Rising By Editorial Board May 12, 2019 The federal deficit is increasing, and the reason is spending. You wouldn’t know it from the press coverage, but there’s some modest good news about the federal budget. The ...

Democrats’ Health Care Policy is #ForThePolitics

May 09, 2019 — Blog

The news: This afternoon, the House will vote on H.R. 986, a Democratic bill misleadingly titled “Protecting Americans with Preexisting Conditions Act.”  The bill, which is strictly #ForThePolitics, has two major flaws: The first is that it has nothing to do with protecting patients with pre-existing conditions.  Not one iota in the legislation ...