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.

Dec 13, 2016

In Case You Missed it: Paving the Way to Smarter Infrastructure Spending

This op-ed, written by Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce Vice President of Policy Andy Koenig, was originally published on December 13, 2016, by Forbes. As Congress heads home for a long…

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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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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 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 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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Nov 10, 2016

Congress Should Reject Another Lame-Duck Disaster

Arlington, VA – Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce released the following statement today regarding an upcoming lame-duck session of Congress, whereby unaccountable lawmakers will try to saddle taxpayers with increased spending, corporate…

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Nov 08, 2016

Freedom Partners Congratulates Candidates Who Presented a Positive Vision for a Brighter Future

Arlington, VA — Freedom Partners Chairman Mark Holden issued the following statement on the 2016 election congratulating all the candidates who presented a positive vision to address the serious issues facing the country…

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Oct 28, 2016

Slowest Economic Recovery Since 1949 Continues

The American economy continues to struggle, seven years into a “recovery” that’s hardly deserving of the name. Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce released its first estimate of gross domestic…

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Oct 13, 2016

No One’s Talking About the Most Important Issue: America’s National Debt

Andy Koenig, a senior policy advisor at Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce, penned a commentary that appeared in Forbes. Read the full article here. As November approaches, there’s plenty of noise…

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