Issues


May 18, 2016

Obama’s Overtime Rule Hurts The Least Fortunate The Most

Arlington, VA — The U.S. Department of Labor released today its final rule regarding overtime for American workers. This burdensome regulation will double the current salary threshold under which overtime must be…

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May 18, 2016

Health Insurer Sues Obama Administration for Bailout Money

The fight to prevent taxpayer-funded bailouts of health insurance companies under Obamacare is about to get even messier. Highmark, Inc. has filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration—at the prompting…

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May 18, 2016

Obama Administration’s New Overtime Rule Will Hurt the Most Vulnerable

Bureaucrats at the federal Department of Labor (DOL) are likely to release yet another regulation today. This time, it is the administration’s final overtime rule, which will limit workers’ flexibility and…

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May 17, 2016

Statement on Possible Senate Consideration of the Veterans First Act

Arlington, VA — The Veterans First Act does almost nothing to fix the structural problems with the VA. Instead, this bill will increase costs and further entrench an unaccountable bureaucracy. Worst of all…

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May 16, 2016

Congressmen Upton and Brady: Thank You for Demanding Obamacare Bailout Answers

Last week, two congressional committees led by U.S. Reps. Fred Upton (R-MI) and Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued a subpoena to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regarding…

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May 12, 2016

Federal Judge Rules that Obamacare “Cost-Sharing” Bailout of Insurers “Violates the Constitution”

One of the massive taxpayer-funded bailouts occurring under Obamacare is not only reckless and unaffordable, but in violation of the Constitution as well — according to a federal judge. Today, Judge Rosemary…

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May 12, 2016

$200 Million That Obama Admin Claims to Have Recovered From Exchanges is Nowhere to Be Found

Unaccountable Obamacare spending may have just reached a new low. According to a new report from the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Congress is having trouble locating $200 million in taxpayer…

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May 11, 2016

DOD Funding Will Actually Grow Under Sequestration

As Congress prepares to debate the National Defense Authorization Act for 2017, there’s one important measure it should fight to protect for the long-term safety of the country: the budget…

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May 06, 2016

Freedom Partners Applauds Upton and Brady For Obamacare Bailout Subpoena

Arlington, VA — Yesterday two House Committees led by Reps. Fred Upton (R-MI) and Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued a new subpoena to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regarding…

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May 06, 2016

Putting U.S. Unemployment Numbers in Context – April 2016

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the unemployment rate for April 2016 was 5 percent and that 160,000 jobs were added. Prior to the report, economic experts…

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