We face a grave threat over the next two weeks in the Senate of Harry Reid trying to attach the National Internet Tax Mandate to a House passed bill, the Internet Tax Freedom Act, which was intended to prevent new taxes on email and Internet access services. The bill, which may come up as soon […]
Campaign for Liberty President John Tate recently joined with 42 other signatories in sending a letter to all Senate and House Republicans to oppose reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank. The Ex-Im Bank, long a target of C4L Chairman Ron Paul’s, is one of the most brazen examples of corporate welfare and crony capitalism. The bank […]
Today, a bipartisan group of lawmakers sent a letter to House Majority Whip and House Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy, urging him to take action on H.R. 24 “Audit the Fed.” Congressman Paul Broun (R-Ga), the lead sponsor of H.R. 24, penned the letter, which was signed by 22 fellow House Members. HR 24 Audit the […]
Today, the House passed legislation (HR 5021) to fund the Highway Trust Fund for one year. Authority for the fund, which provides federal money for transportation projects–defined as including not just highways but mass transit projects, bike and walking trails, and “scenic overlooks”–expires at the end of September. The Highway Trust Fund is supposed to […]
Yikes! The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation sent notices out to 14,000 men born in the 1800s telling them they must register for the draft. From Reuters: Jane Huey was surprised, to say the least, when a letter arrived at her Kingston, Pennsylvania, home urging Bert Huey to register to be drafted into the U.S. military. […]
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