This week in Congress

The Senate will be spending this week on the nomination and confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell may use the "nuclear option" to prevent the Democrats from filibustering the nomination. [...]

This week in Congress

The Senate will consider some of the legislation overturning President Obama's regulations. Congressional leadership has created a new website to track the progress of efforts to use the Congressional Review Act to overturn some of the [...]

The Racist Roots of Minimum Wage Laws (plus Classic Ron Paul)

If there is one topic "progressives" are more reluctant to address during Black History Month than the role the second amendment played in the civil rights movement, are the racist roots of their beloved minimum wage laws. These laws where [...]

Campaign for Liberty supports expansion of member business lending rules

While he was in Congress, Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul championed repealing all federal laws and regulations that prevent credit unions from competing on a level playing field with banks. One example of the type of regulation that [...]

This week in Congress

Congress returns for the lame duck this week. While they work behind the scenes on spending bill and other issues, the House will consider normal floor activity. The House will consider two rules bills this week. One, HR 5982, allows Congress [...]

This week in Congress

With ObamaCare (sorta of, kinda but not really) repeal and replace on hold, the Senate was forced to revise their agenda this week. Yesterday they held a cloture vote on the treaty adding Montenegro to NATO. Sadly, only Rand Paul and Mike Lee [...]

This week in Congress

Congress returns form President's Day recess. The Senate will continue working on approving President Trump's nominations. The House is in session from Monday through Friday. Among the legislation that will be consider is the Regulatory [...]

This week in Congress

Congress is only in session on Monday and Tuesday this week as the Democrats have their retreat. The Senate will vote on the nominations of Besty DeVos for Education Secretary, Jeff Sessions for Attorney General, Representative Tom Price for [...]

Campaign for Liberty to New Administration: No Midnight Litigation

On Friday, new White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus issued a memo freezing work on all new regulations. This is the first step toward withdrawing the Obama administration's "midnight regulations." These are the regulations proposed between [...]

Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing"

Campaign for Liberty has joined a coalition letter supporting the Alternatives to Licensing that Lower Obstacles to Work (ALLOW) Act (S. 3158). This legislation, introduced by Senator Mike Lee of Utah, limits the use of "occupational licenses" [...]