Spending Restraint

In 2011, Republicans and Democrats came together to enact modest spending caps on the one-third of the federal budget that Congress allocates annually.

Unfortunately, politicians have already given in to special interests and abandoned $62 billion of those cuts.

Now, some want to abandon the caps altogether. Allowing that to happen will add hundreds of billions of dollars to our already catastrophic debt.

Instead of going back on its promise, Congress must keep the discretionary spending levels to which they agreed, or they must replace them with real cuts.

If politicians can’t keep their word and maintain federal spending within these modest and bipartisan agreed-to limits, it’s hard to imagine they will address the looming entitlement crisis that threatens growth and opportunity for decades to come.

Nov 19, 2018

Freedom Partners and AFP Urge Congress to Oppose Tax Extenders

Arlington, VA — Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce and Americans for Prosperity (AFP) sent a letter to Congress today urging them to oppose the renewal of currently-expired tax extenders that keep our…

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Oct 23, 2018

Freedom Partners, Americans for Prosperity Report: Overspending is Driving Our Budget Woes

Arlington, VA – Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce and Americans for Prosperity released a long-term analysis of federal spending and revenues today, following the U.S. Department of Treasury’s FY18 annual…

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Oct 17, 2018

Freedom Partners Lauds Trump Spending Cut Challenge, Urges More

Arlington, VA – Freedom Partners today commended President Trump’s request that his administration’s cabinet members  cut their respective department budgets by 5% next year. The group urged the president and Congress…

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Jun 08, 2018

Freedom Partners Applauds House Vote Advancing Rescission Package

Arlington, VA – The U.S. House of Representatives voted last night to pass the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act (H.R. 3), a bill sponsored by House Majority Leader…

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