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Secure Digital Privacy With Sen. Lee's ECPA Modernization Act

Over 250 years ago, courageous colonists took up arms and defended the right against unlawful search and seizure in the American Revolution. Fueled by outrageous searches by British law enforcement, our founding fathers enshrined within our constitution the Fourth Amendment, which reads, in part: “The …

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The Best Part-Time Job in America

The fix is in. Did you know, Congress only works 33 percent of the year? The base salary for all rank-and-file members of Congress is $174,000, more than triple the median household income of the United States. In exchange for that generous salary, members of …

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Right to Try: Life and Death

FreedomWorks President Adam Brandon urged the Senate to support Sen. Ron Johnson’s (R-Wis.) unanimous consent request for the Trickett Wendler Right to Try Act: “Right to try is the right to hope. We saw the heartbreaking situation with Charlie Gard in England; his country would …

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In Defense of Economic Noninterventionism

A recent Wall Street Journal article has surprisingly good news: US companies are seeing the highest profit growth in two years with “two consecutive quarters of double-digit profit growth for the first time since 2011.” This surprisingly comes not from policies pursued in Washington, but …

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FreedomWorks Foundation Submits Only Comment to Coast Guard Regulatory Reform Effort, Opposing Jones Act

FreedomWorks Foundation submitted, thus far, the only comment to an open Coast Guard docket requesting information on regulations to review and/or reverse, in accordance with President Trump’s executive orders on regulatory reform. The Foundation’s comments focus on the Jones Act and subsequent regulations governing domestic …

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FreedomWorks' Member of the Month for August 2017: Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.)

FreedomWorks is proud to name Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) as Member of the Month for August 2017. Rep. Franks has supported lowering taxes and voting for policies that contribute to FreedomWorks’ pro-growth agenda. Rep. Franks currently serves on the Judiciary and Armed Services committees. Before …

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FreedomWorks’ Bill of the Month for August 2017: Lessening Regulatory Costs and Establishing a Federal Regulatory Budget Act, H.R.2623

FreedomWorks is happy to announce that our Bill of the Month for August 2017 is H.R. 2623, the Lessening Regulatory Costs and Establishing a Federal Regulatory Budget Act, sponsored by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), chairman of the House Freedom Caucus. The federal government has played …

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Support the Email Privacy Act, S. 1654

On behalf of our activist community, I urge you to contact your senators and them to support the Email Privacy Act, S. 1654, introduced by Sens. Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.). The bill would greatly increase individual privacy by adding warrant requirements for …

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House Rural Broadband Caucus Urges FCC to Support TV White Space Broadband

Recently, the economic disparity of the urban-rural divide has garnered substantial attention, especially as it relates to Internet and technological expansion. Rural economies suffer from a lack of Internet connectivity relative to urban areas, with rural adults being 10 percent less likely to have broadband …

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Support the ECPA Modernization Act, S. 1657

On behalf of our activist community, I urge you to contact your senators and urge them to support the ECPA Modernization Act, S. 1657, introduced by Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.). The bill would greatly increase individual privacy by adding warrant …

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