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MARKEY AMENDMENT WILL STRANGLE INTERNET, STIFLE INNOVATION, KILL AMERICAN JOBS

June 07, 2006

Under the guise of promoting consumer freedom, an amendment proposed by Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) to the bipartisan Communications Opportunity, Promotion, and Enhancement Act (H.R. 5252) would stifle innovation and entrepreneurship, and kill American jobs. This amendment, which would create an unprecedented Internet regulatory structure on a massive scale, was soundly defeated in both subcommittee and full committee on a bipartisan basis. Read More

GOP FISCAL DISCIPLINE, SURGING ECONOMY MAKING REAL PROGRESS IN DRIVING DOWN DEFICIT

May 31, 2006

It’s a simple fact: Keeping taxes low, coupled with fiscal restraint and economic growth, is providing greater-than-expected tax revenues to the federal government and making real progress in driving down our deficit. Read More

“NOT ONE DOLLAR MORE. PERIOD.”

May 03, 2006

On the day the Senate passed its version of the emergency supplemental spending bill, House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) made very clear today the House of Representatives is committed to fiscal discipline and will not consider an emergency supplemental spending package that goes above President Bush’s request. Read More

DISCLOSURE, ACCOUNTABILITY, AND RESPONSIBILITY IN SPENDING

May 02, 2006

Today, the House is considering comprehensive reforms designed to re-establish the sense of trust between the people and their government by changing the way Congress does business. The Lobbying Accountability and Transparency Act (H.R. 4975) focuses on bright lines of right and wrong, and stiffens penalties for breaking the rules by bringing greater transparency, disclosure, and accountability to government. Read More

DEMOCRAT CONFUSION: “IT’S NOT THAT WE DON’T STAND FOR ANYTHING, IT'S THAT SOMETIMES WE STAND FOR EVERYTHING”

April 20, 2006

 Yesterday, the AP reported on more confusion within the Democrat Party and its seeming inability to craft a positive agenda for the American people. At their spring meeting in New Orleans, party insiders couldn’t quite agree on what, if anything, Democrats stood for: Read More

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