Washington, DC- The House of Representatives voted down wasteful spending legislation H.R. 1947, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management (FARRM) Act, also known as the “Farm Bill,” by a vote of 195-234.
Washington, DC- FreedomWorks is mobilizing its community of over 6 million grassroots activists to stop the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from implementing and enforcing ObamaCare. In a video to the organization’s membership, FreedomWorks President Matt Kibbe delivered the following remarks:
Washington, DC- In light of a year-long investigation of the “50 Worst Charities in America,” conducted by CNN, the Tampa Bay Times and the Center for Investigative Reporting, FreedomWorks is proud to announce the organization has achieved Charity Navigator’s coveted 4-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.
Kibbe: “Respectfully, Senator, we ask you to lead by example and make your email password available to the American people. If you have nothing to hide, then you have nothing to worry about. Right?”
Washington, DC- At a press conference today, FreedomWorks President Matt Kibbe addressed the growing list of civil liberties violations that have surfaced in recent weeks, and extended an open invitation to South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham to walk the walk implied by his casual dismissal of the 4th Amendment to the Constitution. If he has "nothing to worry about," he should be willing to publicly release his email password. The petition can be found at www.LindseysPassword.com.
Over sixteen thousand tickets bought for the July 5th event featuring Glenn Beck, Matt Kibbe, Senator Mike Lee, Mia Love and more
Washington, DC- Over sixteen thousand general admission tickets have been sold for FreedomWorks’ main summer event, “Free the People,” set to take place on Friday, July 5th from 7:30-9:30pm local time at the USANA Amphitheater in Salt Lake City, Utah.
WHAT: FreedomWorks Director of Grassroots and former Texas middle school History Department Director Whitney Neal will testify as an expert witness before the Cape Henlopen School District Board of Education meeting in opposition to Common Core, a national takeover of education curriculum.
WHEN: Thursday, June 13th, 2013 at 7:00pm ET. The meeting begins at 7pm; Neal’s testimony is the 18th item on the agenda.
FreedomWorks President Matt Kibbe: “We are witnessing the arrogance of the political elite, the government feels it is entitled to know the minutiae of the lives of private citizens regardless of whether they are suspected or charged with a crime.”
Washington, DC- Following news that the NSA has been collecting the telephone records, call location, duration, time and unique identifiers of Verizon customers in the U.S. for the past seven years, FreedomWorks President Matt Kibbe released the following statement:
FreedomWorks President Matt Kibbe: There is no place for a debt limit hike in a budget resolution. The budget process should be about finding ways to decrease our nation’s debt- not finding ways to increase our tolerance to it.”
Washington, DC- Following an intense debate on the Senate floor, FreedomWorks stands with Senators Mike Lee (UT), Ted Cruz (TX), Rand Paul (KY) and Marco Rubio (FL) in their objections to Senator John McCain and the Democrat majority’s request to leapfrog regular order and sneak through a debt ceiling increase as part of a budget compromise crafted behind closed doors.
Washington, DC- FreedomWorks congratulates Mark Sanford on his Congressional special election victory in South Carolina’s 1st District. FreedomWorks PAC endorsed Mark Sanford one week prior to the special election, when Sanford stood 9 points behind his opponent in the polls.