Tariffs

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Above the FoldNov 15, 2018 - 9:00am
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Our Nail Manufacturing Company is at Risk Because of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Mid Continent Steel & Wire employs approximately 300 people, down from over 500 before the tariffs went into effect.

Above the FoldOct 02, 2018 - 11:00am
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‘Nobody Ever Wins in Trade Wars:’ Meet 3 Minnesota Small Businesses Being Crushed by Tariffs

More than $664 million in Minnesota exports are being threatened by the emerging trade war.

Above the FoldSep 25, 2018 - 5:00pm
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‘Our prices have gone up significantly:’ Tariffs Threaten Virginia Businesses

More than $1.9 billion in Virginia exports are being threatened by the emerging trade war.

Above the FoldSep 25, 2018 - 12:15pm
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Quick Take: Your Primer on Trump’s China Tariffs

Tariffs fall squarely on the shoulders of American consumers, manufacturers, farmers, and ranchers.

Above the FoldSep 20, 2018 - 12:30pm
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The High Price of Tariffs

The tariff war will hurt consumers, reverse tax cuts, and cost jobs.

Above the FoldSep 10, 2018 - 12:45pm
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We’re Expecting Our First Child. The Trade War Is Hitting Our Family.

One company faces the potential for a 10% to 25% tariff on many of its car seats, high chairs, baby swings and play pens.

Above the FoldAug 29, 2018 - 10:00am
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Piling On: These States Got Walloped by the Latest Trade War Escalation

The tit-for-tat escalation of the tariff war continues. China imposed tariffs on an additional $16 billion in U.S. exports on August 23.

Above the FoldAug 17, 2018 - 1:30pm
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'It’s Bad News for Us:' Arizona’s Farmers, Manufacturers, Brewers Among Trade War’s Victims

Retaliatory tariffs threaten approximately $266 million of the state's exports.

Above the FoldAug 02, 2018 - 2:30pm
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‘We’re to the Breaking Point:’ New Tariffs Sow Seeds of Fear Across America’s Heartland

“We’d rather have trade. Any aid package, no matter what dollar amount, is a Band-Aid on an arterial bleed.”

Above the FoldJul 30, 2018 - 5:00am
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A Slippery, $39 Billion Slope: New Data Analysis Makes Case for Trade, Not Aid

The best way to protect American industries from a damaging trade war is to avoid entering into one in the first place.