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Thank you for helping to support the Murkowski Resolution of Disapproval - a resolution that would stop the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from pursuing its backdoor cap and trade schemes. Your help - sending emails, making phone calls - on behalf of the resolution has brought the roster of bipartisan cosponsoring Senators up to 41. Now, we're asking you to take action again to push the Murkowski Resolution across the finish line.That's why we're declaring Tuesday, May 25 a Day of Action to Stop the EPA.
is still a raw deal. The Wall Street Journal does a great job of breaking down what's really going on behind the smoke and mirrors of the new "American Power Act."Myth #1: This isn't cap and trade.Except that it is.
FreedomWorks Opposes Kerry-Graham-Lieberman "American Power Act"
It looks like the long-awaited Murkowski Resolution of Disapproval will be up for vote shortly. Many readers have taken action to urge their Senators to cosponsor the bill (if you haven't, do so here) and these efforts have helped bring the bipartisan support up to 41 cosponsors.
California One Step Closer to Suspending State Cap and Trade
As we've blogged before, there is a movement underfoot in California to help push back the harmful state cap and trade scheme during tough economic times. This week, those folks got one step closer to seeing their proposed suspension on the ballot this November.
The San Jose Mercury News reports:
Apparently members of Congress have too much time on their hands. Just a few short weeks after ramming ObamaCare through, Senators Kerry, Graham, and Lieberman are already preparing for their next attack on the American taxpayer: the poorly named "American Power Act."
Writing at FoxNews.com, Deneen and Tom Borelli of the National Center for Public Policy Research chalk up the current cap and trade will-they-or-won't-they to another win for the tea party folks. Last week, we wrote about the intense pressure Sen.
This past Saturday two amazing things happened:
1. Over 100 grassroots activists from a wide coalition of groups across South Carolina braved some seriously nasty weather to pull off simultaneous protests outside each of Senator Graham's district offices against his support of cap and trade.
Contentious, Costly, and Irrational Cap and Trade: A Policy Slated to Crush the U.S. Economy
Policy experts, lawmakers, businesses, and constituents from across the country have continued to express their well justified opposition to the idea of a government-run cap and trade system in the U.S. Currently, a new version of a cap and trade based bill is being considered.