Category: Regulation

Club for Growth Backs House Leadership’s Warning Against Tariffs

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“Tax cuts and deregulation will make the American economy great again, but tariffs and trade wars will make it tank again.”  Washington, DC – Club for Growth president David McIntosh released the following statement in response to published reports that “House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy refused to back President-elect Donald Trump’s push for a 35-percent […]

Economic Growth Crippled by Lack of Startups

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In a piece from the Wall Street Journal, author Jeffrey Sparshott reveals just how much the economy has relied on new startups to propel economic growth, and how it has been hampered by a decades-long increase in regulation. In fact, the pace of economic expansion has been the weakest since at least WWII, according to […]

In The News… 5.25.16

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Mike Crane and Drew Ferguson to compete in a runoff on July 26, AJC Obama’s Education Department is attempting to mandate “equalized spending” at the state and local level, even though the education law passed last year specifically forbids it, Washington Examiner Why Obama’s “mandate prosperity” is a fallacy, Real Clear Markets

In The News… 5.19.16

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Tim Scott in The State: Fight poverty by investing in opportunity. Why Tim Scott fights for school choice, Washington Examiner Forbes, The Harsh Reality of Regulating Overtime Pay

IBD: Federal Regulations Cost Trillions

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Federal Regulations Now Cost Almost $1.9 Trillion, Study Finds (Julenochek/Shutterstock) JOHN MERLINE for Investor’s Business Daily 9:51 AM ET Do we live in a democracy, or a regulatory dictatorship? It’s hard to tell sometimes, especially after reading the latest annual report on the regulatory state issued by the Competitive Enterprise Institute. CEI’s latest “10,000 Commandments” adds up the total […]

Club for Growth Releases Annual Congressional Scorecard

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Washington, DC – Today, the Club for Growth released its 2015 Congressional Scorecard, which ranks the voting behavior of Members of Congress based on issues relating to limited government and economic growth. To view the Club for Growth’s 2015 Congressional Scorecard and all prior scorecards, click here. “Despite slight progress in 2015, Congress has a […]

In The News… 4.13.16

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C. Boyden Gray blasts the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau for its unconstitutional regulatory burden, Washington Times Trib Live on the dignity of free trade and why protectionism forces the consumer to serve the producer

In The News… 4.12.16

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The Weekly Standard suggests five methods to wreck the economy, most of which are goals of the Democratic Party In the Daily Signal, Sen. Mike Like writes about the Washington Bureaucracy and government overreach. Time, Our complex tax code is crippling America

In The News… 4.7.16

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e21 on how ObamaCare is really performing Investor’s Business Daily, Obama takes “new executive action that will alter the tax laws to prevent companies from leaving the U.S. for lower-tax nations” and, of course, it’s “anti-business” The Hill, Big government is hurting the little guy in its efforts to help

In The News… 4.6.16

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Daily Signal on how politicians have been dishonest on trade Environment & Energy on Mike Lee’s conservative credentials and his view of the right role of the federal government Rand Paul’s op-ed in Grayson County News Gazette; We Must Stop Wasteful Spending Now