Restoring Fiscal Responsibility

Record federal spending in recent years has created a national debt that threatens the prosperity of Americans today—to say nothing of generations to come.

Since 2009, the national debt—now $19.2 trillion—has grown by $8.6 trillion or 81 percent.

Yet despite these depressing figures, politicians in both parties refuse to act.

Unless we restore fiscal responsibility immediately, our children and grandchildren will be left with a massive tab, and a country that is much worse off.


Apr 19, 2018

The Real Driver Behind Growing Deficits: Entitlement Spending

America’s national deficit crisis is not going away, and as the Cato Institute’s Michael Tanner pointed out on National Review Online, entitlement spending is a major factor behind the impending…

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Apr 10, 2018

Washington’s Reckless Spending Cause of Growing Deficits, Not Tax Relief

Arlington, VA – Issuing a report on its outlook on the U.S. economy, the Congressional Budget Office yesterday indicated that the federal budget deficit would total $804 billion this year and surpass…

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Apr 09, 2018

Freedom Partners Statement: Balanced Budget Amendment Show-Vote Not a Replacement for Fiscal Discipline; Rescission Package a Practical First Step

Arlington, VA – Just weeks following the passage of a massive spending increase, recent news reports indicate that the House of Representatives this week will vote on a balanced budget amendment to the…

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Mar 22, 2018

Freedom Partners & AFP: 2018 Omnibus Perpetuates Reckless Washington Spending, Fails to Protect Future Generations from Crushing Debt

Arlington, VA — Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce and Americans for Prosperity today announced their opposition to the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, “must-pass” spending legislation agreed to by congressional leaders to…

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Feb 08, 2018

Congress’ Budget ‘Deal’ Breaks Bipartisan Spending Caps by Incredible 13-Percent

Bill Riddled with Overspending & Corporate Welfare is a Betrayal of American Taxpayers, Would Be Massive Failure After Historic Tax Reform The Budget Control Act of 2011 agreed to by Republicans and…

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Jan 19, 2018

Governing-by-Crisis Exacerbates Political Stagnation, Fiscal Uncertainty & Higher Spending

Arlington, VA — As Congress continues to negotiate a short-term spending bill in another last-ditch effort to avert a government shutdown, Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce renews its call for a…

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Jan 10, 2018

Congressional Earmark Return Would Undermine Efforts to Unrig Broken System

Arlington, VA — Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce today joined a coalition of organizations urging lawmakers to reject any renewed consideration for reinstating the earmark process currently banned by Congress. “We, as the…

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Dec 27, 2017

A Look Back on 2017 & Look Forward to 2018

As we prepare to ring in the New Year with celebration, we’d like to take a minute to reflect on the past year and our work with the administration and Congress…

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Oct 05, 2017

House Clears the Way for Historic Tax Reform

Arlington, VA – The House of Representatives today took a major step forward towards tax reform by passing a budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2018. Importantly, the move sets instructions for Congress to…

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Oct 02, 2017

Correcting the Record: The Truth About Tax Reform & Debt

Leaders in Congress and the Administration recently released more details of their framework for tax reform that will help unrig the economy and make America competitive again for jobs and investment. While…

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