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Today, FreedomWorks Foundation unveiled our latest report on regulatory openness across the country. One of the fundamental principles of our republic is that citizens have a right to “petition the government for redress of grievances.” Unfortunately, when it comes to regulation, this is much easier said than done. At the state level, there is wide variation in how open regulatory agencies are to public comments.
FreedomWorks is excited to honor Rep. Kat Cammack (R-Fla.) as our member of the month for September 2021. She represents Florida’s 3rd congressional district, encompassing a large part of northern Florida and the city of Gainesville.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to Democrats’ inclusion in their partisan $3.5 trillion budget package of the Biden Administration's proposal to require private banks and financial institutions to report to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) all withdrawals and deposits for accounts over $600, Adam Brandon, FreedomWorks President, commented:
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to the inclusion in Democrats' $3.5 of royalties and fees aimed at the American mining industry, as well as the cancellation of a major Arizona mining project, Adam Brandon, FreedomWorks President, commented:
Biden Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is ringing alarm bells, trying to shame Republicans into voting to raise the federal debt ceiling. In a Wall Street journal op-ed, she argues: “The U.S. has always paid its bills on time and the overwhelming consensus among economists and Treasury officials of both parties is that failing to raise the debt ceiling would produce widespread economic catastrophe.”
Over 30 years ago, then-presidential candidate George H.W. Bush stood onstage at the Republican National Convention and infamously promised, “Read my lips, no new taxes.” That promise may have won him the election, but it was also his undoing as he would later sign a budget reconciliation bill that included tax increases.