Category: Government Spending

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 […]

Key Vote Alert – “NO” ON PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM AND HEALTH CARE ENHANCEMENT ACT

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Club for Growth opposes the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. The legislation will be considered soon in the United States House of Representatives. The result of the vote will be included in the Club for Growth Foundation’s 2020 Congressional Scorecard. The Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act adds nearly $500 […]

ICYMI: POLITICO ON CLUB FOR GROWTH POLL – “OVERWHELMING” MAJORITY OF VOTERS OPPOSE BAILOUTS FOR CRUISE LINES

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Politico’s Tanya Snyder and Brianna Gurciullo published an exclusive report on Club for Growth’s latest polling showing voters overwhelmingly oppose using taxpayer money to bail out cruise lines which incorporate outside of the U.S. to avoid taxes and regulations. Story Excerpts: “MY NAME IS NO, MY SIGN IS NO: The conservative Club […]

CLUB FOR GROWTH STATEMENT ON TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S CORONAVIRUS RESCUE PLAN

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Club for Growth President David McIntosh issued the following statement in response to the Trump Administration utilizing loans instead of free cash in the proposed Coronavirus rescue plan. “President Trump has proposed a responsible plan to provide assistance to struggling industry by offering loans instead of blindly handing over billions in taxpayer dollars in […]

Policy Options for the Senate in Replacing the Pelosi/Mnuchin Coronavirus Stimulus with Economic Freedom that protects the American Economy

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Conservatives believe economic freedom is essential to limiting the current economic crisis and accommodating a fast recovery following the economic turmoil caused by the coronavirus. And above all, whatever Congress does, it should first and foremost follow the Hippocratic Oath and “DO NO HARM.” a. As the federal government determines how to save important American […]