Last week, the Lame Duck Congress voice voted a $119 million tax hike on…duck hunters. The House did this by passing the ” Federal Duck Stamp Act of 2014″ (HR 5069), which raised the “fee” hunters must pay to obtain a permit to hunt on federally-owned land from $15 to $25. Of course, supporters of […]
Campaign for Liberty has joined a collation of free-market groups in signing a letter to the House and Senate leadership opposing the “Restoration of America’s Wire Act,” legislation that would impose a federal ban on online gambling. This legislation not only tramples state’s rights for the benefit for one billionaire casino owner, it infringes on […]
Bloomberg Businessweek has an interesting story on “The Big Business of Ugly Christmas Sweaters.” The article points out how many small businesses and online entrepreneurs are profiting from selling “ugly” Christmas sweaters: The novelty item has been especially good for small businesses and individual entrepreneurs. Anne Marie Blackman, a former stay-at-home mom with a background in […]
It will not shock readers to hear that quite often legislation on Capitol Hill is not as advertised. When Congress wants to do something particularly objectionable, they tend give it a fine-sounding name. The PATRIOT Act is perhaps the best-known example. The legislation had been drafted well before 9/11 but was going nowhere. Then the […]
C4L Vice President of Policy Norm Singleton spoke at a press conference last week against the Internet Sales Tax. C4L members should be on the lookout for attempts to pass the Internet Sales Tax in the lame duck session.
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