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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 17, 2018

Tax Day Marks Arrival of Historic Tax Relief

Tax season is often associated with stress and financial pressure for millions of American households. This year, though, there is some encouraging news. Today marks the last time Americans will file their…

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Apr 17, 2018

New Oversight of Tax Regulations Welcome, But Congress Should Do More on IRS Reform

Just ahead of Tax Day, the Trump administration announced a new policy that should help ensure that rules promulgated by the IRS are subject to the same oversight and transparency as other…

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Apr 12, 2018

Tariffs’ Negative Impacts on American Workers, Businesses Examined by Congress

Today, the House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing on the impact of tariffs on the economy and both Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce and the Americans for Prosperity continue to…

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Apr 10, 2018

Trump Administration Rule Gives States More Flexibility Over Insurance Standards

As Americans continue to face skyrocketing increases to insurance premiums under Obamacare, the Trump Administration has been working to implement policy changes to drive down costs. Yesterday, the administration announced a new…

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Apr 06, 2018

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

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the unemployment rate for March 2018 remained at a 17-year low of 4.1 percent and that the economy gained 103…

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Apr 05, 2018

Freedom Partners, Free Market Groups “urge Supreme Court to keep online sales tax limits”

Led by the National Taxpayers Union Foundation, Freedom Partners yesterday joined with Americans for Prosperity and other free market groups to jointly file an amicus brief in South Dakota v. Wayfair – a…

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Apr 03, 2018

Tight Labor Market Demands New Thinking, Action

With employers increasingly desperate for qualified job applicants, as The Wall Street Journal reported over the weekend, it’s critical that policymakers and companies alike adopt a new approach and swift action…

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Mar 28, 2018

2017 Q4: Economy Grew At A 2.9 Percent Final Rate, Fastest Consumer Spending Since 2014

This morning, the U.S. Department of Commerce released its third and final estimate of gross domestic product (GDP) for the fourth quarter of 2017, announcing that the U.S. economy expanded…

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Mar 22, 2018

House Clears Path for Right to Try; Senate Can Send to President’s Desk

The House of Representatives late yesterday evening took a critical step towards giving tens of thousands of terminally-ill patients the right to try, approving legislation that would extend to them access…

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