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Pruitt Makes EPA Show Its Work on Secret Science

President Trump and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt continue draining the swamp. This time, it’s “secret science” flushing down the duct. Administrator Pruitt proposed ending the use of secret science on April 24th. The EPA often backs policy decisions with scientific evidence, but …

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Key Vote YES on Limited Government Amendments to FAA Reauthorization, H.R. 4

On behalf of our activist community, I urge you to contact your representative and ask him or her to vote YES on Amendment 63 the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, H.R. 4, introduced by Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), as well as on Amendment 112 to …

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How Quickly We Forget: A Look Back at Obama-Era Agency Corruption and Big Spending

Since President Obama left office, congressional Democrats have developed a curious habit of pretending to be fiscal watchdogs. Unfortunately, they are only using federal spending as an excuse to feign moral outrage and play political theater. While they do, let’s all maintain a little perspective. …

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FreedomWorks Releases ‘Obama-Era Wasteful Spending Memo’ to Help Activists Fight Democrat Hypocrisy

Now that President Obama left the White House, congressional Democrats have shown a sudden interest in fiscal conservatism. In a memo to activists, FreedomWorks compiled a list of waste, fraud, and corruption under the Obama administration to help grassroots conservatives fight back against the latest …

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FreedomWorks Foundation Supports Pruitt’s Proposed End to EPA ‘Secret Science’

Today, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt announced a proposed rule to end the practice of “secret science” at the agency. Increasingly, the EPA has implemented expansive and expensive regulations without fully disclosing the data and methodology used to justify these new rules. The …

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House Judiciary to Move Forward on Prison Reform

More than two months after being mentioned as a legislative priority in President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, the House Judiciary Committee will mark up the Prison Reform and Redemption Act, H.R. 3356, on Wednesday. FreedomWorks released its original letter of support for …

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The Regulatory Review for April 7 – 20, 2018

Welcome to FreedomWorks Foundation’s sixth regulatory review! Our Regulatory Action Center proudly updates you with our favorite tidbits from the swamp. We want to smash barriers between bureaucracy and the American people by delivering regulatory news straight to FreedomWorks activists. Check back in two Fridays …

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House Judiciary Committee to Consider Legislation to Protect Property Owners from Eminent Domain Abuse

The issue of eminent domain is receiving renewed interest thanks to a new movie about Susette Kelo, whose property was taken by the City of New London, Connecticut to enhance the city’s tax base. The movie, Little Pink House, was recently released in select theaters …

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The Weekly Fix: "Politician" Is Just Another Name for "Con Artist"

The fix is in. Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is getting a second corruption trial, thanks to the Supreme Court decision McDonnell v. United States, which significantly limited the judicial branch’s ability to convict a public official of bribery. (This is the …

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Support the Health Savings Account Expansion Act, H.R. 247

On behalf of our activist community, I urge you to contact your representative and him or her to support the Health Savings Account Expansion Act, H.R. 247, introduced by Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.). The bill would increase contribution limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) and …

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