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GOP’s electrifying vote on corporate welfare

 
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GOP’s electrifying vote on corporate welfare

Today, the House of Representatives will consider the Electrify Africa Act (HR 2548). This bill creates “…a comprehensive United States Government policy to assist countries in sub-Saharan Africa to develop an appropriate mix of power solutions for more broadly distributed electricity access…” In other words, it forces the American people to pay (either directly through […]


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Son of Fannie and Freddie

Campaign for Liberty Chairman John Tate cosigned a letter opposing Senate legislation that would get rid of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac….and replace them with a new federal housing agency! This legislation would also create a new “housing trust” fund. This fund  would not only further involve government in the housing market but would also […]


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Do “Something” – If It’s the Right Something

Congress is back, but not for long, according to The Washington Post: Fewer than 200 days remain until Nov. 4, when Republicans are expected to expand their majority in the House. Democrats are fighting to maintain their narrow majority in the Senate. Congress will convene for about 60 days in the next six months as […]


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Supreme Court Strikes Down Aggregate Campaign Contribution Limits

Today in a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court struck down a provision of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act, more commonly referred to as McCain-Feingold, saying that limiting the amount of money individuals may contribute in a given election cycle was unconstitutional. Previously under the law, an individual was limited to contributing $123,200 to […]


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House Ways and Means Committee Votes to Block IRS Targeting of Grassroots Groups

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia- Campaign for Liberty President John Tate released the following statement after the House Ways and Means Committee approved H.R. 3865, the Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014 earlier today. “I am pleased the House Ways and Means Committee today approved legislation blocking the IRS’ proposed, unconstitutional regulations,” said Tate. “These […]


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