State Blogs - page 26
Proponent of Federal Reserve Secrecy complains about inflation on House floor
Earlier today, Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-Md), who voted against Audit the Fed in 2012, took to the floor of the House to argue against a bill that would prohibit the CBO from assuming annual spending increases due to inflation. He even [...]
Ft. Hood: An Avoidable Tragedy
Here is Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul's latest Texas Straight Talk on Friday's tragic shooting in Fort Hood, Texas. Ft. Hood: An Avoidable Tragedy Last week we saw yet another tragedy at Ft. Hood, Texas, as a distraught Iraq war [...]
Iowa tries to keep millions from tax that doesn't exist
File this under actions taken by lawmakers that do not surprise me. From Watchdog.org For six years, the state has collected more than $20 million for a tax that didn’t exist. When questioned about it, the Legislature adopted the solution [...]
Raw Milk Upsets "Big Milk"
The dairy lobby, or Big Milk, is upset over Rep. Thomas Massie's introduction of the "Milk Freedom Act," H.R. 4307 that would allow for the interstate sale of raw milk, and the "Interstate Milk Freedom Act," H.R. 4308 that would allow the [...]
Moran doubles down, proposes housing stipend for Members of Congress
Less than one week after complaining that Members of Congress are underpaid, Congressman Jim Moran (D-Va) today proposed granting Members of Congress a housing stipend to help defray the cost of living in DC. From Moran's website: With [...]
"If anybody believes in liberty, they ought to believe in the right of every individual to drink raw milk," C4L Chairman Ron Paul said in this free segment from the Ron Paul Channel. He was discussing a Politico article about two new bills [...]
Retiring Rep. Moran Complains Congress is Underpaid
In a country where the median household income is $53,046, outgoing Rep. Jim Moran (VA-8) complained yesterday that, despite what Americans believe, members of Congress are underpaid. “I think the American people should know that the members [...]
Join C4L at the Florida Liberty Summit!
Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul is headed to Orlando, Florida on Friday, April 4 to speak to the Florida Liberty Summit at the DoubleTree Hotel at Sea World. He will speak at 7:30 PM. After his speech, Dr. Paul will attend a book [...]
Ron Paul Headed to California!
Coming off his sold-out Syracuse event, C4L Chairman Ron Paul is headed to California on Wednesday, April 9th, where he'll speak in the University Theater at California State University, East Bay starting at 4pm! The event is cosponsored by The [...]