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Regulatory Action Center: End of April 2017 Update

Upcoming Event: RAC Training with West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey Saturday, May 20, 2017, 10 am – 12 pm, Hilton Garden Inn, Martinsburg, West Virginia This event will feature a keynote address by Attorney General Morrisey, a panel discussion with Dr. Wayne Brough, FreedomWorks …

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FreedomWorks Releases Principles for Fundamental Tax Reform

FreedomWorks President Adam Brandon released the following statement about FreedomWorks’ Six Principles for Fundamental Tax Reform: “Congress has an opportunity to pass fundamental, pro-growth tax reform this year. We do not expect a tax reform bill that gives us everything we want, but we do …

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President Donald Trump’s First 100 Days

While the first 100 days is fairly arbitrary time of reckoning for a new president, FreedomWorks President Adam Brandon commented on the Trump administration’s progress to this point: “When you don’t elect a career swamp politician to be president, he might take a little time …

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FreedomWorks and SBE Council Host FCC Chairman Ajit Pai: “The Future of Internet Regulation”

FreedomWorks and SBE Council Host Speech by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai: “The Future of Internet Regulation” Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai will give a speech at an event hosted by FreedomWorks and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship (SBE) Council on Wednesday, April 26 at …

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Capitol Hill Update: April 24, 2017

Schedule: The House and Senate are in session this week. House: It will be a busy week in the House, with government funding and, possibly, the American Health Care Act, H.R. 1628, on the agenda. The House will meet in pro forma session on Monday. …

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While Congress is in Recess, FreedomWorks Activists Win in States

There might not be anything happening in the U.S. House and Senate during their two-week recess, but grassroots activists are scoring wins at the state level. In just the last week, two bills FreedomWorks activists supported crossed the finish line, another bill is moving to …

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Section 702’s Expiration Date– Could it Bring Backdoor Searches to an End?

Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Amendments Act (FISA) is set to expire on December of 2017, and the debate over Fourth Amendment protections vs. security will be revisited. Intelligence officials have been pushing for its renewal for a year already. The use of …

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Scott Gottlieb and Reforming the FDA

In his first address to Congress last month, President Trump criticized the Food and Drug Administration’s “slow and burdensome” drug approval process for preventing “too many advances…from reaching those in need.” Indeed, the FDA has repeatedly proven to be a bureaucratic quagmire that slows the …

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Rep. Ted Budd: Sticking to His Guns on Repealing Obamacare

Rep. Ted Budd (R-N.C.) is new to the world of politics. His commitment to really repealing Obamacare was on full display as Speaker Paul Ryan pushed his health care bill. What he says is not just words. His behavior made that clear in the recent …

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FreedomWorks Statement on High-Risk Pool Amendment to the AHCA

FreedomWorks President Adam Brandon made the following comment on the progress with the American Health Care Act, H.R. 1628: “Thursday’s Rules Committee meeting to approve an amendment spearheaded by Reps. Palmer and Schweikert to narrow the purpose of American Health Care Act’s Patient and State …

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