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FreedomWorks' Member of the Month for June 2018: Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.)

FreedomWorks is proud to recognize Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) as our member of the month for June. Rep. Amash represents Michigan’s 3rd Congressional District, which encompasses Grand Rapids, as well as a decent portion of the southwest part of the state. Rep. Amash has served …

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FreedomWorks’ Bill of the Month for June 2018: Repeal the Office of Financial Research, H.R. 5470

FreedomWorks is proud to announce that our bill of the month for June 2018 is H.R. 5470, sponsored by Rep. Ted Budd (R-N.C.). The bill would repeal the Office of Financial Research (OFR), a new independent agency within the Department of the Treasury that was …

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FreedomWorks Cheers Historically Low Unemployment Numbers

Washington, DC- FreedomWorks cheers the recent jobs report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicating that in May the U.S. added 223,000 jobs and saw unemployment drop to 3.8%. This report comes in the months after the ‘Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’ of 2017 was …

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FreedomWorks Pushes for House Republicans to Nominate Bonafide Conservative for Speaker

Washington, DC- House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy clearly does not have the support to be the next Speaker of the House. This is exactly the point of Sarah D. Wire’s piece in The Los Angeles Times yesterday. While McCarthy may not have the votes to …

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FreedomWorks Cheers New White House Policies to Elevate Federal Government Operations and Protect American Taxpayers

Washington, DC- FreedomWorks applauds President Trump’s decision to sign three executive orders that will save millions in taxpayer dollars. President Trump’s orders streamline dismissal procedures, ensure transparency in how agencies pay unions, and substantially overhaul the collective bargaining process. FreedomWorks President Adam Brandon commented: “It’s …

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The FIRST STEP Act: Reducing Recidivism Through ID Clarification

Last week, the FIRST STEP Act, federal prison reform legislation sponsored by Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.), sailed through the House by a vote of 360-59. The bill would create a risk and needs assessment in federal prisons to guide the implementation of incentivised recidivism-reduction programming …

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Debunking More Myths About the FIRST STEP Act and Recidivism

Before the passage of the FIRST STEP Act, H.R. 5682, opponents of the bill began making misleading, if not completely false, claims about the bill. The opponents of the bill are, in most instances, the very same people who railed against modest sentencing reforms in …

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The Weekly Fix: Don't Steal. Politicians Don't Like Competitors.

The fix is in. Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski has been convicted on 47 (out of 54) federal corruption charges. The Democrat mayor was accused of orchestrating a pay-to-play corruption scheme that involved bribery, conspiracy, attempted extortion, destroying evidence, lying to the FBI, and fraud. Pawlowski …

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FreedomWorks Applauds President Trump for Signing Right to Try

Washington, DC- FreedomWorks applauds President Trump’s decision today to sign the Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act, S. 204, into law. This federal right to try legislation will allow terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs that have …

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Support the Fantasy Sports Contests Act, H.B. 279

On behalf of our activist community in North Carolina, I urge you to contact your state representative and ask him or her to support the Fantasy Sports Contests Act, H.B. 279. The bill would protect North Carolinians’ right to participate in fantasy sports contests and …

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