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Heritage Action Supports the Speedy Confirmation of Judge Kavanaugh

Press: Aug 10, 2018

Washington—Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee announced a long-awaited hearing on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be an associate justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. Judge Kavanaugh has spent 12 years on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, has issued over 300 opinions, and the committee

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Heritage Action to spend $2.5 million and back 12 candidates this November

Press: Aug 08, 2018

Washington—Heritage Action is spending $2.5 million in 12 congressional districts this election cycle. Through a combined digital, print, and TV advertising campaign, Heritage Action will secure the conservative vote while strategically reaching out to swing voters. Heritage Action released the following statement from Executive Director Tim Chapman: This fall, Heritage

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Heritage Action Supports Rep. Todd Rokita’s Making D.I. Work for All Americans Act

Blog: Jul 26, 2018

This week, Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Ind.) introduced the Making D.I. Work for All Americans Act (H.R. 6532). This legislation would reform the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program to save it from insolvency. By correcting the many flaws and inefficiencies in the program through this legislation, SSDI will better serve

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Heritage Action Supports House Ways & Means Legislation Expanding HSAs

Press: Jul 25, 2018

Washington—This week, the House will vote on a package of health insurance reform bills to expand the size and scope of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). First signed into law in 2003, HSAs empower patient control over their own health care choices and are now used by over 20 million individuals

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Congress Should Reject NFIP Extension Absent Reforms

Press: Jul 24, 2018

Washington—Today, the House will consider an extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (S. 1182) through November 30th under suspension of the rules. This bill extends the program right into a lame duck session of Congress and contains zero reforms that both Republicans and Democrats have voted for in the

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Heritage Action Supports the Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act (H.R. 1881) as an Amendment to the FY 2019 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations bill

Press: Jul 11, 2018

Washington—On Wednesday, the House Appropriations Committee will markup the FY19 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations bill. This markup provides Congress with an opportunity to protect faith-based adoption agencies by including the bipartisan Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act (H.R. 1881) as an amendment to the bill. Faith-based adoption

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Letter to Congress: Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act (H.R. 1881)

Blog: Jul 10, 2018

The Honorable Rodney Frelinghuysen ChairmanCommittee on AppropriationsU.S. House of RepresentativesWashington, DC 20515The Honorable Tom ColeChairmanLabor, HHS, Education Appropriations SubcommitteeCommittee on AppropriationsU.S. House of RepresentativesWashington, DC 20515 Dear Chairman Frelinghuysen and Chairman Cole, We write on behalf of millions of Americans including adoptive parents, child welfare services providers, faith-based organizations

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Heritage Action will work with the U.S. Senate to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

Press: Jul 09, 2018

Washington—Tonight, President Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be an associate justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. Like Justice Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh comes from the president’s 2016 campaign shortlist of highly-qualified Supreme Court nominees and possesses a strong track record of faithfully upholding the Constitution as

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Justice Kennedy’s Retirement Paves the Way for a New Justice Committed to Upholding the Constitution

Press: Jun 27, 2018

Washington—Earlier today, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement from the United States Supreme Court after more than thirty years of service. First appointed to the Supreme Court by President Ronald Reagan in 1987, Justice Kennedy has frequently been the deciding vote on high-profile cases involving abortion, religious liberty

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​Supreme Court Opens Pandora’s Box on Internet Sales Tax

Press: Jun 21, 2018

Washington—Today in a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court overturned long-standing precedent preventing states from forcing out-of-state businesses to collect and remit their state sales tax. Reaffirmed in 1992 in Quill v. North Dakota, the physical presence standard limited state taxing authority to businesses with a physical presence within the state

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