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On Saturday, November 14, House Ways and Means Member Dave Camp (R-Mich.) released a report that he received from the nonpartisan, independent experts at the Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Among other things, the analysis revealed that under Speaker Pelosi's (D-Calif.)
FreedomWorks’ Max Pappas to Join MoveOn.org Co-Founder Joan Blades in Panel Discussion
FreedomWorks Vice President for Public Policy Max Pappas has been invited by The Common Bond Institute to speak at the “Engaging the Other: The Power of Compassion” conference where he will take part in a panel discussion entitled “Building Cooperation Across Political Divides” in San Francisco, CA on November 14.
The Campaign for Liberty has stepped to the plate big time in Virginia, getting out ahead of the feds and finding a sponsor for the Virginia Health Care Freedom Act, to be introduced in the 2010 legislative session.The Act reads, in part:
We have all seen the headlines. With one out eight Oregonians out of work, Oregon’s working families and businesses are continuing to struggle. And despite the worst economic conditions since the Great Depression, Oregon’s elected officials have voted to push through over $1 billion in permanent taxes on businesses and individuals – the largest tax increase in Oregon history!
On October 29th, the 40 GOP members of the United States Senate sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) asking him to make public the Democrats healthcare reform proposal. Over two weeks have passed since Senator Reid received the Republicans’ request and Democratic leadership continues to keep the bill hidden from the outside world. To date, Senate Democrats and the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (http://cb
I’m about halfway though the DVD set of the HBO series “John Adams” which my wife gave me for my birthday a few weeks ago. As I watched an episode on Sunday after reading the news about the passage of the health care “reform” bill in the House – the legislation with potentially the biggest impact on the lives of Americans of any piece of legislation in this nation’s post-Constitutional history yet passed with the vote of only one Republican – I asked myself “Did our Founders really fight and bleed and die for this?”
Cap and trade is being called the largest tax hike increase in U.S. history and its effects will fall hardest on states that depend on industry. The Consumer Energy Alliance is holding events next week across Michigan and South Dakota to dig into the ramifications cap and trade will have on business. Lunch will be provided.
This is a great opportunity to ask questions and learn more about what this legislation could mean for your business and family.
In what ABC News is calling "a warning sign for the White House," Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE) revealed that he will refuse to vote for the type of reform bill that was pushed through the House by a party-line vote. In an interview with ABC's Jonathan Karl, Nelson criticized Nancy Pe