Issues


Dec 09, 2016

Report Reveals Pentagon Wasted Billions

The Washington Post reported on Monday that the Pentagon wasted $125 billion in administrative costs according to a report released in 2015. The report shows the chief causes of waste are a…

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Dec 07, 2016

CR Protects Taxpayers From The Worst Special Interest Threats

Arlington, VA – Congress announced last night the details of a continuing resolution (CR) which would fund the government into next April. This fall, Freedom Partners and its coalition allies helped identify and…

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Dec 05, 2016

Ex-Im Rider Would be an Early Christmas for Lobbyists and Special Interests

Obama Administration Trying to Unleash Billions in Corporate Welfare Before Next President Takes Office Arlington, VA – With government funding set to expire at the end of this week, Congress is currently working…

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Nov 30, 2016

Taxpayers, Take Note of Obamacare Bailout Price Tag

If you unplugged during Thanksgiving, you may have missed the news that insurers have asked for an additional $6 billion dollars through an Obamacare program known as Risk Corridors, a temporary, three…

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Nov 29, 2016

Burdensome Overtime Rule Halted in Court

A federal judge in Texas recently halted the Obama administration’s impending overtime rule. Although the rule is on hold – for now – the decision couldn’t come soon enough for workers and…

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Nov 29, 2016

Despite Strong Quarterly Growth, Economy Continues to Struggle

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce released its second estimate of gross domestic product (GDP) for the third quarter of 2016, announcing that the U.S. economy expanded at an annualized…

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Nov 21, 2016

Congress is Right About Protecting Taxpayers in Lame Duck, Addressing Key Issues In 2017

Freedom Partners, Americans for Prosperity, and Coalition Allies Identify Main Priorities for Working With New Congress and Administration With the regular budget and appropriations process falling apart this year, Congress again needed…

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Nov 15, 2016

Congress Must Say “No” to Lifting the Earmark Ban

Arlington, VA — Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives will reportedly vote tomorrow on whether to change the House rules in order to lift the congressional ban on earmarks, which was…

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Nov 15, 2016

New E-Mails Reveal Ex-Im Bank Cronyism at its Worst

Clinton Allies Manipulated Ex-Im as Slush Fund to Leverage Political Connections and Reward Donors Newly released e-mails in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request reveal an intimate…

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Nov 10, 2016

Congress Must Pass a Clean Funding Bill

Congress returns to D.C. next week for the start of the lame-duck session, and the big question is whether outgoing, unaccountable lawmakers will make one last “deal” with Harry Reid…

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