Issues


Dec 18, 2018

Freedom Partners Thanks Senators for Rejecting “Poison Pills” and Bringing First Step Act One Step Closer to Becoming Law

Arlington, VA – Tonight, the Senate came together in bipartisan fashion to pass the First Step Act 87-12 and reject needless “poison pill” amendments that were aimed at derailing the bill. Tonight…

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Dec 17, 2018

Senate Advances Bipartisan #FirstStepAct

“We applaud the overwhelming majority of senators who came together across the aisle to advance the smart-on-crime First Step Act.”

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Dec 14, 2018

First Step Act Will Ease the Burden on Taxpayers

“Criminal justice reform isn’t just about saving dollars, but there’s no denying that reforms like the First Step Act will help address Washington’s overspending problem.”

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Dec 14, 2018

A Year After Landmark FCC Vote and the Internet Is Just Fine

On Dec. 14, 2017, heavy-handed so-called “net neutrality” regulations were repealed through approval of the Restoring Internet Freedom Order. Those in opposition thought the repeal would change the internet for…

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Dec 14, 2018

Creative Destruction

Why do you use lightbulbs instead of candles? Why do you use a computer rather than clack away on a typewriter? The answer is creative destruction. “It’s the idea that when…

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Dec 13, 2018

Tariff Tracker

Tariffs work only for a few politically connected industries at the expense of most consumers and businesses. Economists have been saying it for years; history has shown it over and over. Trade…

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Dec 12, 2018

Trade Is the Best Holiday Gift

When you think of the holidays, what do you picture? Do you think of the lights on your tree, the decorations on your home, the smorgasbord of food on your table, the…

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Dec 12, 2018

Freedom Partners Criticizes Vote to Undermine Free Speech

Arlington, VA ­–  Today, the Senate by a vote of 50-49 passed S.J. Res. 64, which will likely be dismissed by the House of Representatives. The resolution would effectively nullify recent…

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Dec 11, 2018

AFP and Freedom Partners Commend Leader McConnell for Taking Up the First Step Act

Arlington, VA – In response to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s announcement that he’ll bring the First Step Act to the Senate floor for a vote in the coming days, Americans…

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Dec 07, 2018

Putting U.S. Employment Numbers in Context – November 2018

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the economy gained 155,000 jobs in November, and the U.S. unemployment rate stayed the same at a 49-year low of…

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