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Budget and Spending

President Trump’s Immigration Proposal Contains Necessary Reforms

Press: May 16, 2019

Washington—Today, President Trump unveiled his plan to fix America’s broken immigration system. It contains many essential legal reforms needed to secure our borders and ensure that legal immigration will be a boon to our nation. We applaud the President for leading on this issue and urge Congress to pass these

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What’s Next on Immigration: Frequently Asked Questions

Blog: May 10, 2019

Background: Congress and the president have a duty to secure our borders. That duty has recently been met with fierce partisanship and blatant political posturing, leaving our borders porous and insecure. Congress should pass common-sense legislation that enforces the laws currently on the books and reforms our broken immigration system

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Senate Moves to Restore the Full Power of Ex-Im Bank at the Expense of American Workers and Businesses

Press: May 03, 2019

Washington—On Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed cloture on three Export-Import Bank nominees in an effort to reestablish a quorum which allows the Ex-Im Bank to issue loans of more than $10 million. Due to conservative opposition, the Ex-Im Bank hasn’t had the necessary quorum to be able to

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Republican Study Committee’s Budget Strikes Good Balance on Cutting Spending and Investing in National Defense

Press: May 01, 2019

Washington—Today, the Republican Study Committee released their Fiscal Year 2020 Budget: “Preserving American Freedom.” The budget implements many conservative policy proposals and reduces overall government spending while meeting our country’s national security needs. Most importantly, it balances the federal budget by 2025 while fully funding our military. The annual budget

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Military Families to Congress: We Need Education Savings Accounts

Press: May 01, 2019

Washington—Today, Heritage Action sent a letter to Chairman Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), Chairman Adam Smith (D-Wash.), Ranking Member Jack Reed (D-R.I.), and Ranking Member Mac Thornberry (R-Tex.) on behalf of over 3,000 military-connected families in support of the Education Savings Accounts for Military Families Act of 2019 (S. 695 and H.R

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Heritage Action Supports Sen. Mike Braun’s and Rep. Jim Banks’ Pell Grant Flexibility Act

Blog: Apr 29, 2019

In April, Sen. Mike Braun (R-Ind.) and Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.) introduced the Pell Grant Flexibility Act (S.1072, H.R. 2161). This legislation would modify the Pell Grant program to allow funds to be used for short term skills-based programs such as career and technical training. As of now, low-income college

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House Budget Caps Deal is a Bust for Americans

Press: Apr 09, 2019

Washington—This week, Democrats in the House of Representatives continued their onslaught of leftist legislation with H.R. 2021, the “Investing for the People Act,” a bill that eviscerates the budget caps and treats liberal, domestic-spending programs with equal importance to our national defense and the security of the American people. Their

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TANF Coaltion Letter

Blog: Apr 04, 2019

April 4, 2019 The Honorable Mitch McConnell The Honorable Charles Schumer The Honorable Nancy Pelosi The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Dear Majority Leader McConnell, Minority Leader Schumer, Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader McCarthy, The undersigned organizations and individuals write to express our strong support for Senator Steve Daines’ (R-MT) and Rep

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Health Care Choices Proposal—The Conservative Plan for America’s Health Care System

Press: Apr 03, 2019

Washington—On December 14, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas ruled the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) unconstitutional in its entirety. The case now resides in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, to which the Justice Department sent a letter last week, informing the court that it

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Heritage Action Sentinels to Lobby for Health Care for Born-Alive Abortion Survivors

Press: Mar 27, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: Grassroots activists lobby their elected official to sign the discharge petition to force a floor vote on Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (H.R. 962) WHERE: Key target district offices on Capitol Hill WHEN: Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Washington—Yesterday, Minority Whip Steve

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