22 results for tag: government


Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 6/25/18

CALENDAR: The House and Senate both return on Monday, and both will be done with their work on Thursday. Then they’ll both take next week off for the Fourth of July recess. The Senate will return on Monday, July 9, and the House will return on Tuesday, July 10. LAST TWO WEEKS ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned to work on Tuesday, June 12, and took up and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, June 13, the House passed another two bills under Suspension. On Thursday, June 14, the House took up and passed H.R. 5788, the Securing the International Mail Against Opioids Act, and H.R. 5735, the THRIVE Act. On ...

Citizens Fund Endorses Mary Taylor for Governor in Ohio

ATLANTA, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund (TPPCF) Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today released the following statement, announcing that the Super PAC associated with the nation’s largest Tea Party group has endorsed Mary Taylor for Governor in Ohio. “In the contest for the GOP nomination for Governor in Ohio, conservatives have a clear champion – Mary Taylor. “Mary Taylor has been fighting to defend and promote conservative values since she entered public life. Across the broad spectrum of issues facing the Buckeye State, Ohio conservatives know she’s been leading the fight. “Mary opposes amnesty, wants to see President ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 2/26/18

CALENDAR: Both the House and the Senate will return from their Presidents’ Day recess today. The House will be in session through tomorrow, but the Senate will stay in session until Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was in recess last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House will return today, with the first vote set for 6:30 PM. At that time, the House will try to consider seven bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House will consider another bill under Suspension of the Rules, and then will consider two other bills – H.R. 4296, to place requirements on operational risk capital requirements ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Reacts to President Trump’s ‘State of the Union’ Address

Atlanta, GA - Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement tonight, reacting to President Trump's first State of the Union address. “Tonight, President Trump reminded the American people of the record-setting successes we’ve seen during his first year in office and laid out important priorities that will help us to continue build a country that is safe, strong and proud. Good things happen when leaders actually keep their promises to the voters. The president’s tax cuts and extensive deregulation efforts have unleashed prosperity by reducing the burden of government in our lives after eight ...

Tea Party Patriots Reacts to Settlement of Lawsuit Against IRS for Targeting of Tea Party Groups

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to the settlement of a class action lawsuit filed against the IRS for its targeting of Tea Party Patriots as well as hundreds of other organizations. "Tea Party Patriots is pleased to learn of the settlement of the class action lawsuit filed against the IRS for its targeting of our organization and hundreds more like ours. The attorneys for the plaintiffs have not yet formally notified us, so we are not aware of the precise terms of the settlement. "We want to thank those attorneys who have fought for all of us these past 4 1/2 years, ...

CEI Report: CFPB’s Structure is Unconstitutional and the Agency Actually Harms Consumers

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the controversial agency created at the behest of Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren and her far-left allies, is structured in an unconstitutional manner and despite it’s name and stated mission, actually serves to harm the very consumers it claims to protect according to a new study released by the Competitive Enterprise Institute. When the CFPB was created as part of the Dodd-Frank law during the Obama Administration, Senator Warren and far-left liberals pressed for a unique structure that would insulate the fledgling agency from the type of strict oversight from elected officials that marks ...

Jenny Beth’s Journal: The GOP’s tax reform proposal is just what America needs

President Trump and Republicans in Congress released a tax reform framework that experts say will simplify the system, lower Americans’ taxes and generate significant economic growth. How could one proposal accomplish so many important things? Jenny Beth explains in her column for the Hill: On the corporate side, it proposes to slash the rate from 35 percent to 20 percent, which would, overnight, make the U.S. a more attractive place for business investment from both home and abroad. And the plan proposes to cut the rate on so-called “pass through” income – the income generated by small businesses that file via their owners’ personal ...

Tea Party Patriots: Tax Reform Framework Will Lead to “Simpler, Flatter and Fairer” Tax System

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots President and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to the tax reform framework released by the White House and Congressional Republicans. “Tea Party Patriots and our network of grassroots activists are excited by the framework President Trump and Republicans in Congress have released for top-to-bottom tax reform. After eight years of a stagnant economy under former President Obama that left too many American families behind, we are confident that fundamental tax reform will help Americans keep more of their hard-earned money, and will also foster an economic environment ...

Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 9/25/17

  CALENDAR: The House will return today, with the first votes held at 6:30, and will stay in session through Thursday, with the last votes scheduled for 3 PM. The Senate will return today, and is scheduled to stay in session through Friday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was in recess last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returns today, with the first vote at 6:30 PM. Tonight, the House is scheduled to take up eight bills under Suspension of the Rules. Tomorrow, the House is scheduled to take up H.R. 2824, the Increasing Opportunity and Success for Children and Parents through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act. On ...

The ‘American Dream’: No longer a ‘dream’ for small businesses

Small business owners across the country are struggling and many feel that struggle is due to our high tax rates and our outdated and needlessly complex tax code. Many small businesses pay a federal marginal tax rate of 40 percent, which places small business at a drastic disadvantage compared to foreign competitors. As a result, small businesses cannot expand or hire new employees, let alone afford their current employees. Former NFL great and small business owner Fran Tarkenton shares his experiences: The current small business tax burden is far outside the international norm. Small businesses, the vast majority of which pay tax at the individual ...