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Washington, DC- Following intense grassroots pressure from FreedomWorks activists across the state of South Carolina, the House and Ways and Means Committee voted to pass H.4894 by a margin of 16-8. The bill uses tax credits and deductions to empower families and business entrepreneurs to send students to schools that best meet the individual needs of each student. A full house vote is expected the week of March 20th.
What's Happening in Congress: The Top Ten Things You Need to Know This Week, 3-05-2012
Tomorrow, the House Ways and Means Committee will be voting to decide if H.4894 will be brought to the House floor. The bill gives parents and students greater control over their education by allowing the use of tax credits and deductions to send children to the school that best meets their needs.
Key Vote NO on H.R. 4105, the Pending "Countervailing Duty" Bill
If you thought the $535 million that the American taxpayer shelled out for the utter failure that was Solyndra was expensive, you may want to sit down for this one. Crossing the wires this hour is news that the General Motors corporation will be halting production of the Chevrolet Volt electric car and laying off 1,300 employees.
Democracy and Power 107: Counting votes In a democracy, the politician must favorably influence the majority of their voting constituents. In all political decisions, the politician calculates how many votes are gained by voting-money spent on interest groups versus how many votes are lost. Politicians Must Listen to - We the People
Gas Prices are Rising Because the Dollar is Falling
Americans are feeling the pain at the gas pump. Gasoline prices have soared 42 cents a gallon since the beginning of the year. The nationwide average is now $3.74 a gallon, a 101 percent increase from January 2009. So who’s to blame?
Since being sworn into the Senate, Rand Paul has proved himself to be fearless defender of liberty. He has proposed real spending cuts, pushed for an audit of the Federal Reserve and hasn’t been afraid to stand against his own party.