MEDIA AVAILABILITY TO FOLLOW MEETING Washington, D.C. – Following her meeting with a far-left group late last year, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has accepted a meeting with American Principles in Action and a coalition of center-right, free-market thinkers and activists. The … [Read more...]
Working Americans across the country are struggling. We believe poor monetary policy is largely responsible. Wages are stagnant. The cost of living is rising and the value of the dollar is eroding, injuring the dignity and economic security of American workers with it. We believe action is needed to restore job creation, economic mobility, and the American dream.
- Accountability of the Federal Reserve through a full audit by the Government Accountability Office.
- A national monetary commission to explore the track record of alternate monetary policy regimes on our economy and empirically evaluate which options would best serve working Americans by preserving the value of the dollar.
- A renewed understanding and appreciation of the classical gold standard’s track record of supporting a rising standard of living, fostering job creation and economic mobility, and promoting equitable prosperity.
Washington, D.C. – Following her meeting with a far-left group late last year, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has accepted a meeting with American Principles in Action and a coalition of center-right, free-market thinkers and activists. The coalition is led by Steve Lonegan, APIA’s Director … [Read more...]
By Ralph Benko at Forbes.com 'Washington finally shows signs of coming to grips with the importance of money to politics. This is not about mere campaign finance. Last week there was a breakthrough in bringing the money policy issue out of the shadows and to center stage … where it … [Read more...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – American Principles in Action released several statements tonight in response to President Obama’s seventh State of the Union address. Following the conclusion of President Obama’s remarks, Frank Cannon, President of APIA, said: “Right now, more than anything, working Americans … [Read more...]
Though former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has a “major fundraising base” if he decides to seek the White House in 2016, he will still have to face potential donors who want to hear more about where he stands on the issues before making a financial commitment, according to Steve Lonegan, American … [Read more...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – American Principles in Action’s Director of Monetary Policy, Steve Lonegan, released the following statement regarding the Federal Reserve’s inaction today following its Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting: “Today the Federal Reserve failed to take any definitive steps … [Read more...]
Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen met with several left-leaning groups last month to discuss monetary policy. Now, several conservative organizations are asking for the same opportunity. Twenty representatives from more than a dozen conservative groups hand-delivered their request to the … [Read more...]
Steve Lonegan, our director of monetary policy, was on News Radio 1110 AM KFAB in Omaha, NE discussing the budget battles going on in DC. You can listen in below. … [Read more...]
The Federal Reserve insists that its policies are non-partisan. However, to maintain that image the Fed, like Caesar’s wife, must be above suspicion. Unfortunately, major public appearances by Fed Chair Janet Yellen since her term began raise doubts about the tilt of Fed policy. In her first … [Read more...]
Conservative activists are pushing Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to grant them the same access that they say she gave liberal organizations last month. Yellen should keep the central bank non-partisan and “show the country she is willing to listen to all sides,” Steve Lonegan of American … [Read more...]