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Recently, FreedomWorks joined a coalition of 15 groups representing the concerns of millions of Americans and also sent a KEY VOTE notice to Representatives on Capitol Hill asking them to vote "NO" on H.R. 3961, the Medicare Physician Payment Act. H.R.
Key Vote "No" On Motion to Proceed For a Government Takeover of the American Healthcare System
Last summer, the Obama Administration confirmed that it had come to an agreement with the pharmaceutical industry. In closed door meetings, the industry pledged cost savings of $80 billion over the next 10 years. In return, the administration agreed not to include overly burdensome regulations in healthcare reform legislation. At the time, critics complained that the drug industry
Dear Representative:On behalf of hundreds of thousands of FreedomWorks members nationwide, I urge you to VOTE NO on H.R. 3961, the "Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act," and its appalling and dishonest attempt to mask the tremendous costs health care reform will impose upon American families and businesses. Considering the enormity and complexity of our health care system, the American people deserve honesty and transparency in a reform debate. This kind of legislative scheming fails to live up to the high standards to which this Congress claims to aspire.
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