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Back in May, a group of bipartisan lawmakers used a variety of misleading talking points to attack the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The group, led by Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), took issue with the FCC’s order freeing up spectrum for use to develop next generation technology. The concerns revolved around objections by the Department of Defense (DoD) about whether this new allocation of spectrum would impact their ability to track aircraft.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Ahead of today’s House Subcommittee on Antitrust hearing on “online platforms and market power,” FreedomWorks and the Committee to Unleash Prosperity sent a joint brief to Congress on how essential U.S. dominance in the digital economy is to American prosperity, and why using antitrust to break up tech giants would be a terrible mistake.
Just last week, Joe Biden once again reaffirmed his commitment to killing the fossil fuel industry. Ironically enough, it was fossil fuel development, namely natural gas and the fracking boom, that accounted for the vast majority of growth and job creation during the economic “recovery” of his President Barack Obama. The wannabe 46th president wants to end fossil fuel production by 2035, beginning at a time when the nation will be rebounding from the COVID-19 pandemic. Should Biden have his cake and eat it too?
The coronavirus created a panic by governors, mayors and many politicians to lock down Americans. They prescribed what jobs were essential and non-essential, ordered nursing homes not to transfer corona patients to hospitals, closed schools from elementary through colleges, ordered masks in public places, and told everyone to social distance. The restrictions continue to go on and on. Appreciating the enormous financial, social and personal impacts of these government edicts, FreedomWorks has been a strong advocate for “getting America back to work.”
On Friday, President Trump issued three executive orders (and threatened a fourth) outlining sweeping changes he planned to make regarding prescription drug prices in the United States. One order seeks to make federal grants to federally qualified health centers contingent upon discounted insulin prices. A second would allow personal and wholesale importation of prescription drugs from overseas. The third implements rebate reform for pharmacy benefits managers (PBMs).
The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the American economy, leading to a loss of revenues to the federal government. Among the many revenue streams that the federal government has is the payroll tax, which is a dedicated revenue source for Social Security and Medicare hospital insurance. Even before the pandemic, these social insurance programs were facing insolvency. The pandemic is certain to worsen the outlook for these programs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to the rollout of the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protections, and Schools (HEALS) Act, Senate Republicans’ plan for the phase IV COVID-19 relief package, Adam Brandon, FreedomWorks President, commented:
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Save our Country Coalition today announces the launch of a new three part ad campaign that lays out what any phase IV Coronavirus relief package must include, namely a payroll tax holiday for America’s workers (not more unemployment benefits), liability shields for businesses, as well as no further bailouts for Blue cities and states.
FreedomWorks Foundation, American Legislative Exchange Council, Tea Party Patriots and Committee to Unleash Prosperity in partnership with a coalition of conservative organizations and prominent individuals, launched the Save Our Country Task Force.