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Soda taxes not-so SWEET

Yesterday, Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) introduced the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax (SWEET) Act (HR 5279). As the title suggests, this legislation imposes a new tax on sodas. (I don't know about you, but I don't find new taxes to be [...]

Sunscreen on my shoulder is not the FDA's business

On Monday, Congress passed the Sunscreen Innovation Act (HR 4250). This act is designed to reduce the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)'s backlog of applications for approval of new sunscreen ingredients. The bill requires the FDA to make a [...]

Ron Paul Classic: Give Parents Control of the Education Dollar

Jason Bedrick of the CATO Institute examines the growing popularity of education tax credits and analyzes a report from the Center for Education Reform providing a "scorecard" for state tax credit laws. Not surprisingly, the study finds that the [...]

Paul Broun statement on Committee Passage of Audit the Fed

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Paul Broun, M.D. (GA-10) today released the following statement after H.R. 24, the Audit the Fed bill, was reported favorably out of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform markup with unanimous [...]

Bipartisan Group of Senators to Harry Reid: Don't Tax the Internet!

A bipartisan group of Senators, including Rand Paul (R-KY), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), John Tester (D-MT),Kelly Ayotte (R-NH),  and Jeff Merkley (D-OR),  have sent a letter to US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Republican [...]

Thomas Massie: If we are going to go to war, we must follow the Constitution

In case you missed it, here and below is Representative Thomas Massie's excellent statement in support of H.Con.Res. 105., a resolution passed by the House of Representative on Friday forbidding the President from deploying combat troops in a [...]

Ron Paul Classic: Oppose the Defense Production Act

UPDATE TWO: The legislation renewing the Defense Production Act passed Congress by a vote of 386-32. Thanks to the 32 members who opposed the bill, and thanks Representative Thomas Massie for making sure there was a roll-call vote. UPDATE: [...]

Campaing for Liberty joins efforts to limit spending

Campaign for Liberty has joined a coalition of 21 other groups in an open letter to the House and Senate demanding they not use budget gimmicks, like hiding additional military funding in Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) accounts, to [...]

Travel Promotion Authority case study in how Congress lobbies K Street

Tuesday the House of Representatives passed legislation renewing the Travel Promotion Authority. The Travel Promotion Authority is a public-private "partnership" formed in 2009 to encourage people from other countries to visit the United States. [...]

Don't want to drug your child? You may be a criminal

During his years in Congress, Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul often spoke out against the over-use of "psychotropic" drugs like Ritalin. Despite psychotropic drugs' documented dangers, they are still prescribed to children without parental [...]