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Principles for Reform of FISA

The current authorization for Title VII, including the controversial Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), will expire on December 31, 2017 (1). Discussion of reauthorization with reform has already begun in the House. In the Senate, however, Republican members of the Select …

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Congress Must Support a New Round of BRAC

As passed by the House last month, the National Defense Authorization Act, H.R. 2810, contains language that prohibits a new round of Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC). An amendment offered by Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) to strike this section of the bill failed by a …

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Imagine the Backlash if Cruz, Lee, and Paul Had Torpedoed the 2015 Bill Last Month

Let’s do a little thought experiment. Earlier this summer, President Trump voiced his support for the 2015 bill to repeal Obamacare. Remember, that’s the bill that all current Republican senators who were there voted for on December 3, 2015 (with the notable exception of reliable …

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FreedomWorks Foundation Submits Comments Supporting Review of Unnecessary EPA Regulation, Calls on EPA to Investigate and Fire Regulators

FreedomWorks Foundation’s Regulatory Action Center submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week supporting the agency’s stay and review of unnecessary and burdensome methane emission regulations on the domestic oil and gas industry. FreedomWorks Foundation further calls upon EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to …

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FreedomWorks Comments on Events in Charlottesville

FreedomWorks President Adam Brandon made the following statement on events in Charlottesville, Virginia: “The images that have come out of Charlottesville today are horrifying. There has never been and never will be room for white nationalism in the conservative movement. This radical, collectivist, and thoughtless …

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Want Taxpayers to Fund Your Vacation? Run for Congress.

The fix is in. Did you know, members of Congress travel the world on your tax dollars? Average full-time U.S. employees use only half of their allotted vacation days, but rest assured: you are spending more money on travel than you think. You’re just not …

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Key Vote YES the Discharge Petition for a 2015-Style ObamaCare Repeal Bill

On behalf of FreedomWorks’ activist community, I urge you to contact your representative and ask him or her to sign the discharge petition for H.Res. 458, led by Rep. Tom Garrett (R-Va.). The resolution would bring H.R. 1436, a 2015-style ObamaCare repeal bill introduced in …

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Guilty Until Proven Innocent

The United States Government seized more from private citizens than burglars in 2014. Current federal laws regarding civil asset forfeiture are overstepping private property rights under the Fifth Amendment of the US Constitution. Under the Fifth Amendment it is the obligation of government to provide …

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Senate Reauthorizes JJDPA, Setting Up a Conference Committee with the House

Before adjourning for the August recess, the Senate quietly passed the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Reauthorization Act, S. 860, by a voice vote. The bill reauthorizes the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, the authorization for which expired in 2007, and provides …

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John Tamny Joins FreedomWorks' New Center for Economic Freedom

FreedomWorks today announced that John Tamny will join FreedomWorks and serve as the director of the organization’s Center for Economic Freedom. The Center for Economic Freedom will have a special focus on promoting policies that get government out of the way and allow Americans to …

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