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Capitol Hill Update, 15 April, 2013

Here's FreedomWorks' Weekly Update from Capitol Hill, for the week of April 15-19, 2013.House/Senate/Schedule: Both chambers of Congress will remain in session for the next two weeks.

04/15/2013
Congress Quietly Guts Transparency Act
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Congress Quietly Guts Transparency Act

This little gem snuck through Friday's news dump. Without consulting the public, the Senate unanimously voted to remove the main disclosure requirements from the STOCK (Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge) Act. Passed a year ago, the STOCK Act required lawmakers and their staff to make public certain financial disclosures, the same disclosures as the American public, in order to ensure government officials do not personally benefit financialy from insider knowledge.

04/14/2013
Congress to Vote on Dangerous Bills During Cyber Week
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Congress to Vote on Dangerous Bills During Cyber Week

During the upcoming Cyber Week, Congress may vote on numerous so-called cyber security bills. Here are details on several bills that Congress may be debating soon:  Cyber Security Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) 

04/13/2013
Paternalism Is Not Your Friend
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Paternalism Is Not Your Friend

“Those who know what’s best for us must rise and save us from ourselves.”- Neil PeartCass Sunstein recently took to the pages of the New Republic to offer a spirited defense of paternalistic government policies, asserting that our quite understandable objections to the state dictating how we should live are misguided, and that we should embrace the guiding hand of our benevolent masters as we would that of a stern but loving father.

04/10/2013
National Equal Pay Day: President Obama's Great Distraction
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National Equal Pay Day: President Obama's Great Distraction

President Barack Obama declared April 9 “National Equal Pay Day,” – a date chosen to supposedly mark how long into the new year women have to work to match the male median wage of the previous year. Obama has repeatedly lamented that women earn “up to 23% less on average” than men do; it’s a good talking point for a president who captured more than half of votes cast by women in 2012.

04/09/2013
Capitol Hill Update - 9 April, 2013
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Capitol Hill Update - 9 April, 2013

Here's the latest from Capitol Hill, for week of April 8-12.

04/09/2013
The FreedomCast - Episode 24 - The New Fair Deal Legislation with Dean Clancy
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The FreedomCast - Episode 24 - The New Fair Deal Legislation with Dean Clancy

On The FreedomCast today, Dean Clancy, VP of Public Policy joins me to discuss The New Fair Deal legislation package, empowering individuals and leveling the playing field between small business and big government. Join us for the New Fair Deal Action Day!  

04/04/2013
Another Company Flees Colorado's Excessive Regulation
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Another Company Flees Colorado's Excessive Regulation

Will legislators ever learn? In the wake of Colorado’s strict new gun laws, gun manufacturers are, understandably, fleeing the state. When will they learn that excessive regulations create such hostile business climates that only succeed in hurting local economies? 

04/04/2013
DC Mayor Vincent Gray Proposes Food Truck Regulations to Hurt Small Businesses
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DC Mayor Vincent Gray Proposes Food Truck Regulations to Hurt Small Businesses

DC Mayor Vincent Gray has proposed cruel food truck regulations that would severely hurt small business owners in the District. If the outrageous rules pass, food trucks will be illegal in most of downtown DC and the dreams of countless entrepreneurs will be crushed. Food trucks would be banned on all streets marked red:

04/03/2013
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FreedomWorks Signs Coalition Letter Opposing Expanded Internet Regulations

FreedomWorks has signed onto the following coalition letter to key House committee members opposing new language in the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act:The Honorable Bob GoodlatteChairmanCommittee on the JudiciaryU.S. House of RepresentativesWashington, DC 20515The Honorable John Conyers, Jr.Ranking MemberCommittee on the JudiciaryU.S. House of RepresentativesWashington, DC 20515 

04/02/2013

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