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House Judiciary Committee to Consider Legislation to Protect Property Owners from Eminent Domain Abuse

The issue of eminent domain is receiving renewed interest thanks to a new movie about Susette Kelo, whose property was taken by the City of New London, Connecticut to enhance the city’s tax base. The movie, Little Pink House, was recently released in select theaters …

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The Weekly Fix: "Politician" Is Just Another Name for "Con Artist"

The fix is in. Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is getting a second corruption trial, thanks to the Supreme Court decision McDonnell v. United States, which significantly limited the judicial branch’s ability to convict a public official of bribery. (This is the …

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Support the Health Savings Account Expansion Act, H.R. 247

On behalf of our activist community, I urge you to contact your representative and him or her to support the Health Savings Account Expansion Act, H.R. 247, introduced by Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.). The bill would increase contribution limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) and …

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Support the Revised Version of the Prison Reform and Redemption Act, H.R. 3356

On behalf of FreedomWorks activists nationwide, I urge you to contact your representative and encourage him or her to support the amendment in the nature of a substitute for the Prison Reform and Redemption Act, H.R. 3356, introduced by Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.). The bill …

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Capitol Hill Update: April 23, 2018

Schedule: The House and Senate are in session this week. House: The House comes back on Tuesday, with legislative business beginning at 2:00 pm. The first and only vote series is at 6:30 pm. There are six bills on the suspension calendar. On Wednesday at …

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Clock Ticks for Democrats’ Bad Move on Net Neutrality

Senate Democrats could seek to reverse the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) “Restoring Internet Freedom Order” by Monday. While their attempt has no chance of passing the Republican-controlled House or avoiding a President Trump veto, the move panders to severely misinformed activists. Democrats have invoked the …

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FreedomWorks Launches “Draft Jim Jordan” Campaign for House Speaker

Thousands of FreedomWorks activists nationwide are calling on Rep. Jim Jordan (OH-04) to run for Speaker of the House to fill the void left by retiring Speaker Paul Ryan (WI-01). In less than 24 hours, conservatives have taken more than 8,000 grassroots actions to contact …

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Support the One Percent Spending Reduction Act, H.R. 5572

On behalf of FreedomWorks’ activist community, I urge you to contact your representative and strongly encourage him or her to cosponsor the One Percent Spending Reduction Act, H.R. 5572, introduced by Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.). The bill, also known as the “penny plan,” would balance …

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Key Vote YES on the Confirmation Vote on Jim Bridenstine to be NASA Administrator

On behalf of our activist community, I urge you to contact your senators and ask them to vote YES on the confirmation vote on reedomworks.orgRep. Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.) to be administrator of NASA. Between his time as an aviator in the United States Navy, his …

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Congress Doesn't Lack Tax Revenue — Democrats and Republicans Have a Spending Problem

Opponents of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which delivered much-needed tax relief to the middle class and business owners large and small, have complained that the law is contributing to the increase in expected budget deficits over the next ten years. Certainly, budget deficits …

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