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State By State, Tariffs Are Hurting American Businesses and Families

October 16, 2018

As White House Pushes Benefits of Tariffs in Targeted States, Facts Tell a Different Story WASHINGTON – Tariffs Hurt the Heartland, a nationwide grassroots campaign against tariffs, responded today to the new White House campaign attempting to highlight the benefits of tariffs in targeted states. “Tariffs are causing pain nationwide,” said Tariffs Hurt the Heartland […]

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Tariffs Threaten to Slash Farm Income as Ohio Is Set to Become ‘Unique Casualty’ of the Trade War

October 12, 2018

President Trump’s Trade War Has a $3.3 Billion Price Tag in Ohio QUOTE FROM BRIAN KUEHL, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, FARMERS FOR FREE TRADE: “Tariffs threaten every corner of Ohio’s farming and manufacturing base. Income will plummet, jobs are threatened, and foreign competitors are already capturing hard-fought space in export markets. Ohio’s farmers and manufacturers are worried […]

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New Data Shows a 45% Spike in Tariffs Being Paid by American Businesses and Consumers

October 11, 2018

Many states shouldering hundreds of millions of dollars each in higher costs; Hardest hit states include Texas, California, Michigan, Illinois, and Pennsylvania WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Tariffs Hurt the Heartland – a nationwide, nonpartisan, grassroots campaign against tariffs – published new data about the costs of tariffs across the United States. The data was released during a […]

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New Data Finds Pennsylvania Businesses and Consumers Paying $45 Million More Every Month Because of Tariffs

Hundreds of millions of dollars of products will be hit with additional tariffs, further raising costs WASHINGTON, DC—Today Tariffs Hurt the Heartland—a nationwide, nonpartisan, grassroots campaign against tariffs—published new data about the costs of tariffs across the states, finding that Pennsylvania was the fifth-highest among all states, in terms of shouldering higher costs. The data […]

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BILLBOARD ALERT: Ahead of Trump Visit, Tariffs Hurt the Heartland Puts Up Erie, PA Billboard Noting Major Spike in Tariffs that Pennsylvanians are Paying

October 9, 2018

Billboard includes new data on tariff impact on PA families that will be released at Thursday town hall meeting in Philadelphia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                 CONTACT: [email protected] (Washington, D.C.) – When President Trump visits Erie, Pennsylvania on Wednesday, October 10th, he’ll be greeted by a new billboard purchased by […]

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ICYMI: Op-ed by Key Trade Association Leaders Discusses How Tariffs Cripple the Economy

October 5, 2018

Why Cripple the U.S. Economy with Tariffs When It’s Hitting Full Stride? By Deirdre T. Flynn, Sandy Kennedy, Brian Kuehl, Nathan Nascimento and Matthew R. Shay https://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/economy-budget/410085-why-cripple-the-us-economy-with-tariffs-when-its-hitting  The American economy is roaring. As Americans have returned to the workforce, unemployment has fallen to lows rarely seen in the last 50 years. Job growth is strong […]

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Hoosiers Discuss Tariff Pain with Tariffs Hurt the Heartland at Indianapolis Town Hall

October 4, 2018

Indiana Business Owners, Farmers, Policymakers, and Economists Raise Concerns About Escalating Trade War INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana business leaders, farmers, economists, and policymakers joined Sen. Richard Lugar at the International Center in Indianapolis today for a town hall meeting to discuss the toll tariffs have taken on Indiana’s economy. The event was part of the nonpartisan Tariffs […]

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Latest Tariff Wave Spreads Trade War Pain Across Indiana

QUOTE FROM TARIFFS HURT THE HEARTLAND SPOKESMAN BRIAN KUEHL: “Tariffs have already taken a heavy toll on Indiana’s economy but the pain is going to get worse. The latest wave of tariffs is a tax that will raise the prices Hoosier families pay for essential items like groceries and clothing. Hoosiers want fair trade policies, […]

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