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House Republicans embrace earmarks and fail to demonstrate fiscal responsibility

Earmarks are one of the most corrupt, costly, and inequitable practices in the history of Congress.

Sean Kennedy December 29, 2022
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PBMs prevent health care cost increases

Free market competition, not government interference, is the best solution to drive down prices in health care and other industries.

Christina Smith December 27, 2022
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Congress must follow these new year’s resolutions

With the end of 2022 in sight, it is time to look forward to 2023, when the members of the 118th Congress will be making their New Year’s resolutions.

Thomas Schatz December 27, 2022
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Congress must fulfill its core function

The repeated use of CRs provide the most striking example of the culture of poor governance that has taken root in Congress.

Sean Kennedy October 25, 2022
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USPS reform will help small businesses

The Postal Service Reform Act reinforces the importance of the USPS to the economy and particularly small businesses.

Thomas Schatz October 11, 2022
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Biden continues his economic assault on the states

The policies in the Biden-Harris Economic Blueprint will increase spending and regulations.

Ryan Lanier October 4, 2022
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Privatization of Space Includes Broadband Services

The satellites being sent into space need access to spectrum, including in the 17 GHz band, to provide broadband access on Earth.

Deborah Collier September 22, 2022
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Biden's student loan bailout is proof the higher education system is broken

President Joe Biden’s student loan “relief” plan is an egregious redistribution of wealth.

Christina Smith September 22, 2022
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Student loan forgiveness should backfire on Biden

Biden’s plan to forgive student loan debt should be seen as the most unfair, outrageous, and disgraceful decision in many years.

Eric Maus August 27, 2022
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More regulation will not lower drug costs

Lowering drug costs should be achieved through marketplace reforms, not heavy-handed laws or burdensome regulations.

Christina Smith August 6, 2022
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Reconciliation is a fiscal wreck for the states

The grossly misnamed Inflation Reduction Act will continue to erode critical constitutional barriers between states and the federal government.

Ryan Lanier August 3, 2022
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Members of Congress are bringing home the bacon

The 2022 Congressional Pig Book exposes 5,138 earmarks at a cost of $18.9 billion.

Thomas Schatz July 20, 2022

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