Category: Regulation

AOC’s Green New Deal Is Really the New Green Unemployment Deal

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Today, Club for Growth President David McIntosh issued the following statement after Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) unveiled their plans for a “Green New Deal:” “The Green New Deal is nothing more than the latest job-killing, socialist wish list from the radical left obsessed with climate change, Medicare-For-All, free college, and a total […]

McIntosh on CNBC’s Squawk Box: Is the Fed Getting It Wrong?

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Key Vote Alert – “NO” on Tester Donor Intimidation Resolution (S.J.Res. 64)

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KEY VOTE ALERT “NO” on Tester Donor Intimidation Resolution (S.J.Res. 64) The Club for Growth opposes S.J.Res. 64 and urges all Senators to vote NO on it.  A vote is expected as early as this afternoon.  The vote will be included in the Club’s 2018 congressional scorecard. Using the process granted under the Congressional Review […]

Indexing Capital Gains to Inflation: A Matter of Fairness

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The Club for Growth applauds Secretary of the Treasury Mnuchin for his recent statements regarding the indexing of capital gains to inflation. There is a current gross  injustice  that is currently included in the computation of capital gains. As an example, if someone saving for retirement purchased an S&P index fund for $1000 in 1998 and […]

Club for Growth Applauds SCOTUS Decision Affirming Individual’s Right to Keep What He Earns

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Today, Club for Growth President David McIntosh issued the following statement after the Supreme Court issued its ruling in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, which overturned a prior case that allowed public-sector unions to charge non-union members “agency fees.” “Today’s decision is a victory for American workers and our natural […]

Key Vote Alert – NDAA Amendments

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KEY VOTE ALERT NDAA Amendments (HR 5515) The Club for Growth does not take a position on final passage of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2019. However, there are a few amendments that have a material influence on economic policy that the Club will score. These amendments will be voted on this week. The […]

Key Vote Alert – Scoring the Farm Bill + Amendments

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KEY VOTE ALERT The Farm Bill (HR 2) + Amendments The Club for Growth opposes the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (HR 2), and we urge all House members to oppose it. A vote on final passage is expected this week. The vote will be included in the Club’s 2018 congressional scorecard. Every five […]

Club for Growth Applauds Senate Vote to Roll Back Obama-Era Auto-Lending Regulation

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Today, Club for Growth President David McIntosh issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate voted to disapprove of a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rule on indirect auto lending.  At the request of Senator Toomey, the Government Accountability Office recently confirmed the Club’s position that the Obama-era interagency guidance is akin to formal rule-making […]

Heading into 2018…

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Only a few days into 2018 and we’re already off to a roaring start.  This week the Dow reached and surpassed the historic mark of 25,000, but that’s only the beginning of good financial news.  The S&P 500 and Nasdaq also reached record highs. Below we’ve compiled several highlights that demonstrate just how solid the […]

Club for Growth Urges Fiscal Responsibility on Infrastructure Spending

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conservative-transportation-coalition-letter The Club for Growth co-signed a letter to Congress urging strong support for protecting taxpayers and reforming regulations for any future spending on transportation and infrastructure. Click on the link above to read the letter.