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Support the Audit the Pentagon Act, H.R. 3079

On behalf of our activist community, I urge you to contact your representative and urge him or her to cosponsor the Audit the Pentagon Act, H.R. 3079, introduced by Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) and cosponsored by several House conservatives, including Reps. Justin Amash (R-Mich.), Andy …

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FreedomWorks Applauds Chairman Gowdy, OGR Committee for Hearing on Justice Reform

FreedomWorks president Adam Brandon released the following statement: “We are encouraged to see Rep. Trey Gowdy use his first hearing as Chair of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to discuss solutions to our nation’s growing incarceration and recidivism rate. “The testimonies today echoed …

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FreedomWorks Foundation Sends Comments to FCC on White Space Internet

FreedomWorks Foundation filed comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Tuesday regarding spectrum regulations for TV white space Internet services. If permitted by the FCC, private firms could offer wireless broadband to people living in areas lacking internet infrastructure. The FCC is considering a …

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CBO Coverage Projections Have Been Wildly Wrong

Winston Churchill once said, “It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.” The reality that the future is hard to predict, but that has not stopped men and women …

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Where Business and Second Chances Meet

It may seem surprising to consider licensing reform a criminal justice issue, but if you get to the meat of the issue then it makes sense. Unsurprisingly, barriers to employment make it harder find a job and that can result in those who can find …

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TV White Space Would Bring Broadband to Rural America

As technology continues to digitize our daily lives, the urban-rural divide in Internet usage reaps public attention. Despite a decade of improvements between 2007 and 2017, including the near doubling of rural broadband usage from 35% to 63%, rural Americans are still 10% less likely …

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Obama Is Wrong: ObamaCare Has Failed to Meet Its Goals

On Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) unveiled the Better Care Reconciliation Act, the long awaited bill that was supposed to fulfill the Republicans’ promise to repeal ObamaCare. To say the least, the bill is underwhelming, with it keeping key parts of ObamaCare intact, …

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Capitol Hill Update: June 26, 2017

Schedule: The House and Senate are in session this week. House: There are 18 legislative days left before the August recess and 66 legislative days left in the year. Representatives-elect Karen Handel (R-Ga.) and Ralph Norman (R-S.C.) will be sworn in today during the vote …

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Top 10 Reasons to Reform Section 702

Section 702, the controversial aspect of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) which allows for mass surveillance of American Citizens, is set to phase out at the end of 2017. Some in congress have introduced measures that would make Section 702, in its current form, …

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Republican Moderates Don't Seem to Understand How Broken Medicaid Really Is

Most of the criticisms of the House and Senate health insurance reform bills have centered around the proposed repeal of Medicaid expansion. The House version of H.R. 1628 proposed repeal on January 1, 2020. To placate moderates, the Senate version would delay repeal Medicaid expansion …

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