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A Fiscally Responsible Idea from Europe That America Should Adopt

As Congress approaches the debt ceiling debate, conservatives in both chambers should look for outside-the-box approaches to address federal spending. It’s simply not enough to make cuts to nondefense discretionary spending, which, over the next ten years, represents less than 13 percent of all federal …

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No Debt Ceiling Increase Without Spending Cuts

FreedomWorks today echoed the position of the House Freedom Caucus on raising the debt ceiling and called on Congress to address federal spending and the budget deficit, which is projected to exceed $9.4 trillion over the next ten years. “The national debt is rapidly approaching …

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Support the Resolution Urging the Withdrawal from the Costly Paris Climate Agreement

On behalf of our activist community, I urge you to contact your senators and urge them to support S.Con.Res. 17, introduced by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.). The resolution expresses the sense of Congress that the United States should withdraw from the Paris Agreement, which was …

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An Opportunity for a Second Chance

Justice reform has been a big issue over the past few years. One such issue that has been getting a lot of attention is how a prior criminal record can impact an individual in the future. For that reason, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) and Rep. …

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Support the Renew Act, H.R. 2617

On behalf of our activist community, I urge you to contact your representatives and urge them to cosponsor the Renew Act, H.R. 2617, introduced by Reps. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) and Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.). The bill would expand the qualifying age for expungement of a simple …

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FreedomWorks Applauds House Passage of Juvenile Justice Reform Act

Following the passage of the Juvenile Justice Reform Act, H.R. 1809, which reauthorizes and improves the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) of 1974, FreedomWorks Director of Public Policy and Legislative Affairs Jason Pye commented: “The entire purpose of the juvenile justice system should …

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Don’t Let Unelected Bureaucrats Subvert Democracy

On Obama’s last day, hundreds of “midnight regulations” were secretly filed by multiple regulatory agencies. One was the FDA’s Smokeless Tobacco Rule (21 CFR Part 1132). This proposed rule would effectively ban smokeless tobacco made in America. They proposed this rule covertly, hoping you would …

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Obama Used the IRS as a Weapon Against Conservatives

Obama used the IRS as a weapon against conservatives. The IRS was corrupt as it was shady. Like when they hired corporate henchmen to do their audits for them (which was illegal), and THEN passed a regulation to make it legal! But thankfully we have …

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Tell the FCC to Undo Obama's Internet Takeover

The radical left wheeled out their favorite liberal comedian on HBO to drum up support for Obama’s Internet takeover. AND IT WORKED! In just a few days they drove over 160,000 comments to the FCC urging them to keep Obama’s Internet takeover in place. Don’t …

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Capitol Hill Update: May 22, 2017

Schedule: The House and Senate are in session this week. House: Let’s start with the American Health Care Act. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) will release the cost-estimate for the House-passed version of the bill on Wednesday afternoon. It was reported last week that the …

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