Category: Government Spending

CLUB FOR GROWTH OPPOSES BIDEN’S FAR-LEFT, $2 TRILLION “INFRASTRUCTURE” PLAN; LESS THAN 6% GOES TO ROADS AND BRIDGES

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Washington, D.C. – Club for Growth opposes President Biden’s so-called “infrastructure” plan, which has little to do with improving America’s infrastructure and more to do with advancing far-left liberal priorities like the Green New Deal. In fact, less than 6% of the $2.3 trillion plan is dedicated to fixing bridges and roads ($125 billion). The […]

CLUB FOR GROWTH ANNOUNCES ZERO PENNSYLVANIA STATE LEGISLATORS EARN DEFENDER OF ECONOMIC FREEDOM AWARD

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Club for Growth today announced that no Pennsylvania state legislators scored high enough to be a “Defender of Economic Freedom” on the new Club for Growth Foundation’s 2020 Pennsylvania State Economic Scorecard. Elected officials who, on the Foundation’s scorecard, score 90% or better in a given calendar year and maintain lifetime […]

CLUB FOR GROWTH ASKS PRESIDENT TRUMP TO VETO LATEST COVID SPENDING PACKAGE

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Club for Growth issued the following statement asking President Trump to veto the COVID spending bill that Congress passed today. “The latest COVID spending bill does nothing for American families and workers, and gives hundreds of billions away to special interests, bureaucracies, and foreign countries. As many businesses are taking steps to adjust to the […]

CLUB FOR GROWTH STATEMENT ON CORONAVIRUS SPENDING NEGOTIATION

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Club for Growth issued the following statement regarding ongoing Coronavirus spending negotiations. “The latest Coronavirus proposal which includes over $900 billion in federal deficit spending proves that it was nothing more than lip service when Republican Senate Leadership spoke out just days ago against the deficit and out-of-control spending. Congress should refocus on […]

CLUB FOR GROWTH PAC POLL: SUPPORT FOR MCCONNELL COVID BILL WOULD HURT VULNERABLE REPUBLICANS & JEOPARDIZE NOVEMBER PROSPECTS

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – A recent Club for Growth PAC poll of the key Senate battleground states of Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Iowa, Maine, Montana, and North Carolina showed that vulnerable Republican Senators will lose support of conservatives if they support Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s big-spending Covid response legislation  which fails to address the needs of students with […]

ICYMI: CLUB FOR GROWTH LEADING CORONAVIRUS PHASE 4 PUSH FOR MEANINGFUL PARENTAL CHOICE AND AGAINST RECKLESS SPENDING

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – In case you missed it, numerous outlets have covered Club for Growth’s push for meaningful parental choice and against reckless spending in phase 4 Coronavirus economic recovery legislation. Please contact Joe Kildea at JKildea@ClubForGrowth.org if you’d like to arrange an interview with Club for Growth President David McIntosh. Click here to read Club […]

MCCONNELL CAVES TO PELOSI ON PHASE 4 CORONAVIRUS LEGISLATION

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Trump Can Still Save The Day With A Veto & Push For Meaningful Parental Choice WASHINGTON, D.C. – Club for Growth issued the following statement after details of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s proposed Phase 4 Coronavirus recovery legislation were released. Club for Growth is urging all Senators and Members of the U.S. House of […]

What Congress Should Include and Exclude in Phase 4

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Once again as Congress considers more legislation to restore economic growth during and after the COVID pandemic,  we urge every Senator and Representative to follow these fundamental principles:  First, do no harm – do not pass or continue policies that make it harder for the economy to recover and create jobs for American workers.   Second, […]

Opposition to Spending Increases in Appropriations Season

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In Washington, there is a persistent and nasty addiction to increasing federal spending with a blatant disregard for budgetary discipline. Already, FY2020 is shaping up to have the largest annual deficit by far in our nation’s history due to the Congressional response following the Coronavirus pandemic. In 2011, the Budget Control Act was signed into […]

CLUB FOR GROWTH STATEMENT ON “BACK TO WORK BONUS”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Club for Growth President David McIntosh issued the following statement in response to reports that certain Republican Senators and Senior Advisors to the President are considering a “Back to Work Bonus” to incentivize a return of employees to the workforce. “The whole idea goes in the wrong direction. First the federal government paid bonuses for […]