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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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A Bipartisan Blueprint to Drain the Swamp

The disconnect between Washington and middle America has gained a lot of prominence recently. President Donald Trump has gained a lot of attention with his campaign pledge last year to “Drain the Swamp” of corruption, so there has been a lot of desire to increase …

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FreedomWorks Supports Jim Jordan for Oversight and Government Reform Chairman

FreedomWorks president Adam Brandon released the following statement supporting Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) for Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: “During his time in office, Rep. Jim Jordan has proven himself again and again as someone worthy of leading a committee to …

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The Free Market v. Big Government

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) introduced, the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act (S. 670) which has been referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. On the surface this bill is being presented as consumer friendly, but when Sen. Warren introduces legislation that is allegedly …

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Key Vote NO on the Probation Officer Protection Act, H.R. 1039

On behalf of our activist community, I urge you to contact your representative and urge him or her to vote NO on the Probation Officer Protection Act, H.R. 1039. Although the bill may have good intentions, it presents a serious conflict with the Fourth Amendment …

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FreedomWorks Supports Move for a Free and Open Internet

Today, the Federal Communications Commission voted to approve a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to undo the massive regulatory structure imposed on the internet by the Obama administration. The proposed rule would return the internet to the light touch regulation that governed its development for the …

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FreedomWorks Supports Pro-Growth Tax Reform

Following the conclusion of the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on fundamental tax reform, FreedomWorks President Adam Brandon commented: “Congress has a real opportunity to boost the economy and restore prosperity and opportunity for all Americans through fundamental, pro-growth tax reform. This is a …

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Sen. Rand Paul's REINS Act Clears Senate Hurdle

FreedomWorks president Adam Brandon released the following statement on Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-Ky.) REINS Act passing the Senate’s Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee: “Rand Paul’s REINS Act would help restore Article I and strengthen the ability of Congress to fight often economically crippling regulations …

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Democrats Are Trying to Repeal the Tool Congress Has to Hold the Regulatory State Accountable

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) have introduced legislation that would repeal one of the tools that give Congress greater oversight of actions taken by federal agencies. Passed in 1996 as part of the Contract with American Advancement Act, the Congressional Review …

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FreedomWorks: The House and Senate Must Be Committed to Congressional Review of Regulations

Following the introduction of legislation by House and Senate Democrats to repeal the Congressional Review Act (CRA), FreedomWorks Director of Public Policy and Legislative Affairs Jason Pye commented: “FreedomWorks will oppose any effort in Congress to repeal or undermine the Congressional Review Act. This 1996 …

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