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Capitol Hill Update: June 18, 2018

Schedule: The House and Senate are in session this week. House: The House is back in session on Tuesday. Legislative business begins at 2:00 pm. Votes are postponed until 6:30 pm. There are 18 bills on the suspension calendar for Tuesday. Like last week, there …

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The Weekly Fix: Who Watches the Watchmen?

The fix is in. Orange County, California is so corrupt, its anti-corruption joint task force has officially disbanded under suspicions of corruption. According to the Los Angeles Times, federal authorities teamed up with Orange County’s top prosecutor in 2013 to fight local political corruption. The …

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FreedomWorks Applauds Senate Judiciary Committee’s Passage of the CREATES Act

Washington, DC – FreedomWorks applauds the Senate Judiciary Committee today for passing the CREATES Act, S. 974 in bipartisan fashion. The Committee’s advancement of this key legislation brings the American people one step closer to having better access to more affordable prescription drugs. FreedomWorks President …

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FreedomWorks Supports Government Non-intervention in Comcast Proposal to Acquire Twentieth Century Fox

Washington, DC – FreedomWorks calls for government restraint in wake of Comcast’s recent all-cash proposal to acquire Twentieth Century Fox. Echoing our comments regarding yesterday’s DC District Court decision to approve the AT&T/Time Warner merger, American consumers stand to benefit the most from free market …

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Criminal Justice Reform Success Story Unfolds in Utah

In 2015, Utah legislators passed and Governor Gary Hulburt signed into law a package, HB 348, to reform its state criminal justice system. This package included new concepts such as prioritizing prison space for people with serious and violent offenses as well as strengthening community …

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FreedomWorks Celebrates US District Court Ruling in Favor of AT&T/Time Warner Merger

Washington, DC – FreedomWorks celebrates today’s U.S. District Court ruling, which allowed the proposed AT&T/Time Warner merger to proceed. This ruling will allow the two companies to develop more innovative services for their customers at a lower price. This decision is a major win for …

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Key Vote YES on Limited Government Amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act, H.R. 5515

On behalf of FreedomWorks’ activist community, I urge you to contact your Senators and urge them to vote YES on limited government amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), H.R. 5515. These two amendments would restore much needed congressional oversight on investment policymaking and …

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TSA Caught Violating Civil Liberties (Again)

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has created a secret watch list of individuals who they claim pose potential threats to airport security. This ridiculous “safety precaution” allows the TSA, an unaccountable government agency, to get away with unnecessary and invasive searches and violates travelers’ privacy …

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The Regulatory Action Center Review – June 11, 2018

Video of the Week: In this video, the Institute for Justice outlines some of the challenges many Americans face when confronted with occupational licensing. “Private Certification as an Alternative to Occupational Licensing” One of the most effective ways to improve the economy is to decrease …

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Key Vote NO on the SITSA Act, H.R. 2851

On behalf of FreedomWorks’ activist community, I urge you to contact your representative and ask him or her to vote NO on the Stop the Importation and Trafficking of Synthetic Analogues (SITSA) Act, H.R. 2851. This bill would attempt to address the very real synthetic …

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