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Ban Secret Deals Coalition Launches to Bring Accountability and Transparency to State and Local Economic Development Deals

March 31, 2022 — Today, a coalition of national and state-based policy and advocacy partners from across the political spectrum are launching the Ban Secret Deals campaign. Calling for state-level bans against the use of non-disclosure agreements in economic development deals, the Ban Secret Deals campaign features a website spotlighting bad deals, a petition for the public to support bills that ban the practice, and a tool to help the public report new secret deals in their communities.

FTC and Congress Must Accelerate Efforts to Stop Economic Discrimination

March 30, 2022 — The American Economic Liberties Project released a statement in response to a letter signed by a bipartisan group of 43 House lawmakers that urged the Federal Trade Commission to use its authority under the Robinson-Patman Act to fight rampant price discrimination.

Economic Liberties’ Statement on the Advancement of Alvaro Bedoya’s Nomination to the FTC

March 30, 2022 — The American Economic Liberties Project issued a statement in response to the Senate’s vote to bring Alvaro Bedoya’s nomination as Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to the Senate floor for a full vote.

DOJ Antitrust Division Prevents Shipping Container Merger That Spelled Supply Chain Disaster

March 29, 2022 – The American Economic Liberties Project released a statement in response to Cargotec and Konecranes abandoning their merger plans one day after the U.S. Justice Department Antitrust Division threatened a lawsuit.