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FreedomWorks on Case Affecting Internet Sales Tax

FreedomWorks President Adam Brandon issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s announcement that it would hear a case on a South Dakota law that is designed to challenge the decision in Quill Corp v. North Dakota (1992): “The South Dakota law in …

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Busting the Budget: How Congress Spends Over and Around the Budget Control Act

As Congress nears another deadline this Friday for funding the government, a lot is on the table in terms of what could be included in a deal to increase spending across the board. Whether Congress is forced into a partial government shutdown or it chooses …

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FCC Cuts TV Costs with Paperless Proposal

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) wants to trim your TV bill by going green. A recent rulemaking would legalize TV service providers sending mandatory updates by email. A passé requirement from last century states that notices of rate changes, installation documents, and station modifications must …

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Capitol Hill Update: January 15, 2018

Schedule: The House and Senate are in session this week. House: The House comes back in on Tuesday this week. Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and is a federal holiday. There are a couple of big storylines this week. Obviously, the biggest one …

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The Regulatory Review for January 1 – 12, 2018

Welcome to the first Regulatory Review, a project of the FreedomWorks Foundation’s Regulatory Action Center. Every two weeks, we’ll bring you the best news, articles, videos, and events regarding government regulation. The Trump administration has ushered in historic reform of the accountable, unelected, and bloated …

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FISA Passes House: Dark Day for the Bill of Rights

FreedomWorks Vice President of Legislative Affairs Jason Pye made the following statement after passage the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act, S. 139, in the House: “It’s a dark day for the Bill of Rights. Sadly, a majority of the House Republican Conference and many Democrats chose …

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Key Vote NO on the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act, S. 139

On behalf of our activist community, I urge you to contact your Senators and ask them to vote NO on FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act, S. 139. The bill would reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) for six years. Despite some tweaks …

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Even with the Taste of Victory Still in His Mouth, McConnell May Fold

FreedomWorks President Adam Brandon made the following statement regarding reports that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is considering throwing away the best chance to further a conservative agenda this year. “Activists will be furious if Senate Leader McConnell throws away the only tool to get …

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Even with the Taste of Victory Still in His Mouth, McConnell May Fold

FreedomWorks President Adam Brandon made the following statement regarding reports that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is considering throwing away the best chance to further a conservative agenda this year. “Activists will be furious if Senate Leader McConnell throws away the only tool to get …

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Social Security is Going Bankrupt

There are no longer any convenient ways of avoiding the issue. Social Security is going bankrupt. In order to ensure that it doesn’t take the rest of the country down with the ship, Congress is going to have to grit its teeth, swallow hard, and …

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