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Dec 20, 2013

Keep the Carbon Tax on the Back Burner—or Off the Stove Entirely

Last week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its annual review of a grab-bag of budget proposals. Last on the list—but the single largest source of potential new revenue—was…

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Dec 10, 2013

Latest Budget Proposal Breaks Spending Caps, Raises Taxes, Must Be Opposed

The emerging budget bill from the House and Senate conference committee is a bad deal. According to the most recent reports, the bill will increase federal discretionary spending to over $1 trillion…

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Dec 04, 2013

A Tax-and-Spend Budget Agreement Should Be Rejected

The House and Senate conference committee that was established to negotiate federal spending levels for 2014 has reportedly considered an agreement that would abandon bipartisan spending limits and hit taxpayers in the…

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Nov 22, 2013

Protecting Modest Budget Caps Is Essential

In 2011, President Obama and Congress took a bipartisan step to partially curtail record-breaking federal spending by passing the Budget Control Act (BCA). Through a combination of spending caps and budget…

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Nov 05, 2013

Washington’s Spending Crisis

Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce advances its members’ common business interests by promoting economic freedom and improving business conditions in the United States, thereby increasing  opportunity, innovation and prosperity for all Americans…

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