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FreedomWorks Foundation Submits Comments Opposing Critical Race Theory in Schools

Today, FreedomWorks Foundation submitted a formal comment opposing a proposed rule by the Department of Education that would incentivize and provide funding for the teaching of critical race theory in America’s schools. The proposed rule would retarget existing priorities for American History and Civics Education programs to require schools seeking federal grants to teach critical race theory.

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FreedomWorks Foundation Pushes Back Against Critical Race Theory in Schools

This month, FreedomWorks Foundation’s Regulatory Action Center and Building Education for Students Together (BEST) initiative have joined forces to push back against federal control of civics education. In a new proposed rule by the Department of Education (ED), the Biden administration is seeking to add new strings to educational grants that would require public schools to teach radical and contentious curriculum like critical race theory (CRT).

05/04/2021
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FreedomWorks Foundation Submits Comments on Withdrawal of the Independent Contractor Rule

Today, FreedomWorks Foundation submitted formal comments opposing the Department of Labor's proposal to withdraw President Trump's Independent Contractor rule. Withdrawing the rule, which is scheduled to take effect on May 7,2021, would eliminate Trump-era regulations that clarified whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

04/09/2021
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FreedomWorks Foundation Submits Comments on Rescission of the Joint Employer Rule

Today, FreedomWorks Foundation submitted formal comments opposing the Department of Labor's rescission of President Trump's Joint Employer Rule. This proposed rule would remove Trump-era regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act that updated and streamlined the standard for determining joint employer status.

04/09/2021
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FreedomWorks Foundation Submits Comments on Intellectual Property Rights

Today, FreedomWorks Foundation submitted a formal comment supporting a proposed rule by the National Institute of Standards and Technology that seeks to provide clarity to federal "march-in" rights under the Bayh-Dole Act of 1980. In short, the Bayh-Dole Act lays out the framework for providing inventors the title to their innovations that are either wholly or partially publicly funded. Within this framework exists a little-known provision that give federal agencies the authority to "march-in" and force title holders to provide a license for their product where they otherwise would not have, creating a loophole by which the federal government could implement price controls on private companies.

04/05/2021
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Regulatory Action Center Review - March 26, 2021

Welcome to the Regulatory Action Center (RAC) Review! RAC proudly keeps you up to date on what we’re up to, and what we’re keeping our eyes on here in the swamp. We offer resources for you to get involved in the rulemaking process to hold unelected bureaucrats accountable and occasionally offer praise in the event they have a good impulse. We will also highlight the incredible work our activists have done to advance the principles of smaller government, lower taxes, free markets, personal liberty, and the rule of law. For more ways to get involved and stay informed, check the links at the bottom of this post.

03/26/2021
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FreedomWorks Foundation Submits Comments on State Development of Nuclear Technology

Today, FreedomWorks Foundation submitted a formal comment supporting a petition to the Department of Energy (DOE) regarding state level development of nuclear technology. This petition requests that the DOE promulgate rules to allow states and their agents to work collaboratively on developing new nuclear technologies, including small nuclear reactors.

03/04/2021
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Regulatory Action Center Review - February 26, 2021

Welcome to the Regulatory Action Center (RAC) Review! RAC proudly keeps you up to date on what we’re up to, and what we’re keeping our eyes on here in the swamp. We offer resources for you to get involved in the rulemaking process to hold unelected bureaucrats accountable and occasionally offer praise in the event they have a good impulse. We will also highlight the incredible work our activists have done to advance the principles of smaller government, lower taxes, free markets, personal liberty, and the rule of law. For more ways to get involved and stay informed, check the links at the bottom of this post.

02/26/2021
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Hands Off My Crypto! | Regulation Of The Month

02/10/2021
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Regulatory Action Center Review - February 5, 2021

Welcome to the Regulatory Action Center (RAC) Review! RAC proudly keeps you up to date on what we’re up to, and what we’re keeping our eyes on here in the swamp. We offer resources for you to get involved in the rulemaking process to hold unelected bureaucrats accountable and occasionally offer praise in the event they have a good impulse. We will also highlight the incredible work our activists have done to advance the principles of smaller government, lower taxes, free markets, personal liberty, and the rule of law. For more ways to get involved and stay informed, check the links at the bottom of this post.

02/05/2021

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