Blog Articles · Jul 15, 2019 · Cronyism

Facts on a $15 Minimum Wage

A $15 minimum wage would eliminate millions of jobs: A recent Congressional Budget Office study predicted that if Congress were to raise the federal...

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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...

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Blog Articles · Jan 17, 2018 · Cronyism

Preserve the Ban on Earmarks

Background In January, the House Rules Committee will hold a hearing on “congressionally directed spending,” which is an inside Washington euphemism for a congressional...

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Press Releases · Jan 9, 2018 · Cronyism

President Trump Floats Return of Earmarks

Washington—According to reports, President Donald Trump suggested Congress should at least consider bringing back earmarks to help pass a massive infrastructure package later this...

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Press Releases · Dec 12, 2017 · Cronyism

Rounds to Block Trump’s Ex-Im Bank Nominee

Washington—According to reports, Senator Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) will vote against former Representative Scott Garrett (R-N.J.), President Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Export-Import Bank...

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Earlier this year, Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Ala.) and Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) introduced the Agency Accountability Act of 2017 (H.R. 850 & S. 299)...

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