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Key Vote No: Thrift Savings Plan Legislation Being Considered Under Suspension of the Rules
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Key Vote No: Thrift Savings Plan Legislation Being Considered Under Suspension of the Rules

On behalf of hundreds of thousands of FreedomWorks members nationwide, I urge you to vote “No” on Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) legislation being considered this week under suspension of House rules.  This legislation could take the form of one bill or two, but in either case the intent is to force all federal employees into the TSP in order to pay for costs associated with H.R. 1256, the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act that Rep. Henry Waxman (D, CA-30) is championing.

03/31/2009
Key Vote Yes on Mack Amendment to H.R. 1262
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Key Vote Yes on Mack Amendment to H.R. 1262

On behalf of hundreds of thousands of FreedomWorks members nationwide, I urge you to vote “Yes” on the Mack Amendment to HR 1262, the Water Quality Investment Act.  Representative Connie Mack’s (R, FL-14) amendment to this bill would strip out Davis-Bacon prevailing wage provisions that would stifle competition and hurt jobs.

03/12/2009
Key Vote “No” H.R. 1106: Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009
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Key Vote “No” H.R. 1106: Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009

On behalf of hundreds of thousands of FreedomWorks members nationwide, I urge you to VOTE “NO” on H.R. 1106: Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009.  Also referred to as “cram-down,” this legislation allows bankruptcy judges to modify home mortgages, including reducing principal rather than leaving those business decisions in the hands of the banks and lenders who own the homes.  In addition, the act modifies the Hope for Homeowners program by removing the taxpayer protections in place and making it easier for those who made risky choices to take advantage of taxpayer funds to bail them out on their mortgage. 

02/26/2009
Key Vote “Yes” on the DeMint ‘Fairness Doctrine’ Amendment to S. 160
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Key Vote “Yes” on the DeMint ‘Fairness Doctrine’ Amendment to S. 160

On behalf of hundreds of thousands of FreedomWorks members nationwide, I urge you to VOTE “YES” on Senator Jim DeMint’s (R, SC) Fairness Doctrine Amendment to S. 160, the D.C. Voting Rights Bill.  This amendment would prevent the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from imposing the so-called Fairness Doctrine on broadcasters.  It is based off of The Broadcaster Freedom Act (S. 34); legislation previously offered by Senator DeMint and carrying 29 cosponsors.

02/26/2009
FreedomWorks Georgia Fights for Consumer Choice
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FreedomWorks Georgia Fights for Consumer Choice

On December 15th, eleven Gwinette county activist met in Lawrenceville, Georgia to follow-up on the December runoff citizen education effort.

01/05/2009
Include GSE Free Market Reform in any Bailout Bill
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Include GSE Free Market Reform in any Bailout Bill

September 26, 2008 Dear Representative/Senator: On behalf of FreedomWorks’ 500,000 grassroots activists across the country, many who oppose the Wall Street bailout, I urge you to include the GSE Free Market Reform Act introduced by Rep. Jeb Hensarling in any legislation addressing the current economic crisis.

09/26/2008
FreedomWorks Joins Coalition Letter Against New Housing Trust Fund
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FreedomWorks Joins Coalition Letter Against New Housing Trust Fund

July 21, 2008 Dear President Bush: Like all Americans, we are deeply concerned about the crisis in our financial markets. This is why we urge you to stand by your earlier statement and veto any bill that creates an “affordable housing trust fund” that would divert funds from the revenues of federal housing entities to at best, repetitive, and at worst, dubious purposes

07/23/2008
Paulson Plan Rolls the Dice with Taxpayer Dollars
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Paulson Plan Rolls the Dice with Taxpayer Dollars

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a short analysis of the new "blank check" plan by U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson to extend taxpayer resources to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The CBO letter explores some of the issues with the plan and explains that "CBO's estimate of $25 billion in [taxpayer] costs over the 2009-2010 period reflects a probability-weighted average of how large those injections might need to be, including zero as a potential outcome." CBO also noted there is "almost a 5 percent chance that the [GSE’s] added losses would total more than $100 billion."

07/22/2008
What Others are Saying About the Blank Check Mortgage Bailout
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What Others are Saying About the Blank Check Mortgage Bailout

“The bail-out of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac by the combined forces of the US Treasury and the Federal Reserve Board is the ugliest exercise of its kind I have ever observed outside early transition economies and mature banana republics.” - Professor Willem Buiter, London School of Economics   “The Sunday statement and plan by Secretary Paulson to rescue Fannie and Freddie is the ultimate implementation of socialism for the rich and the well connected.” - Professor Nouriel Roubini, Stern School of Business at NYU

07/21/2008
Chinese Government is Top Foreign Holder of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Bonds
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Chinese Government is Top Foreign Holder of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Bonds

As politicians call for taxpayer bailouts and a government takeover of troubled mortgage lenders Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, FreedomWorks would like to point out that a bailout is a transfer of possibly hundreds of billions of U.S. tax dollars to sophisticated investors and governments overseas.

07/11/2008

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