Category: Regulation

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.

Club for Growth Urges President Trump to Withdraw From Paris Climate Agreement

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“The Paris climate agreement threatens to harm American economic growth.”   Washington, DC –Club for Growth president David McIntosh, in remarks prepared for delivery today in Chicago at the American Coatings Association’s Spring Leadership Council, will urge the Trump Administration to begin the process of withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate agreement:   […]

Club for Growth Celebrates 100 Days of Pro-Growth Progress

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“President Trump has halted the economic destruction of the Obama years, and what would have been their extension by Hillary Clinton, and has restored confidence in the economy with strong and effective pro-growth policies.”   Washington, DC – Club for Growth president David McIntosh released the following statement about the progress made by the Trump […]

Club for Growth Applauds House Republicans for Using Congressional Review Act

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“It’s the beginning of the end for some of the worst and costliest Obama rules.” Washington, DC – Club for Growth president David McIntosh released the following statement in response to the announcement by Speaker Paul Ryan that the House will use the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to vote on five resolutions of disapproval this […]