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After a long courtship with 238 cities that resembled Silicon Valley’s version of "The Bachelor," Jeff Bezos threw his suitors a plot twist and kept three roses for the season finale. Rather than choosing a single city to build a second headquarters, Amazon will build two new HQ locations in New York’s Long Island City and Northern Virginia’s Crystal City, along with a smaller “operations center” in Nashville.
On behalf of FreedomWorks’ activist community, I urge you to contact your senators and ask them to support the First Step Act, S. 3649, and to co-sponsor and whip YES when approached by Senate Republican leadership.
1) Video of the Week: In this video, the Cato Institute’s Ryan Bourne and Vanessa Brown Calder joined Diane Katz of the Heritage Foundation to talk about federal regulations that disproportionately harm low income Americans.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to Rep. Mike Doyle’s (D-Pa.) admission that the attempt to restore Obama-era net neutrality regulations through the Congressional Review Act is dead, Patrick Hedger, FreedomWorks Director of Policy, commented:
Within a few days of Congress returning from recess, House Republicans are once again undermining the document that conservatives promise time and time again to uphold -- the Constitution. This latest move comes despite the GOP losing control of the House just over a week ago for its leadership continually failing to uphold a number of conservative promises to the American people.