CBO Confirms Democrats’ Plan for More IRS Audits Will Hit Americans Earning Less Than $400,000

House Budget Committee Republican Leader Jason Smith (MO-08) issued the following statement today after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) confirmed this morning that a sizeable portion of the supposed savings from expanded IRS enforcement – at least $20 billion – in the Democrats’ Inflation Act will come from increased audits on Americans making less than … Continue reading CBO Confirms Democrats’ Plan for More IRS Audits Will Hit Americans Earning Less Than $400,000

Federal judge reimposes an Obama-era policy suspending federal coal leases

Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, today issued the following statement after a federal judge reinstated an Obama-era policy to suspend lease sales for coal on federal lands.  “The moratorium on federal coal leases threatens the availability of reliable and affordable electricity, which is why we worked to rescind this … Continue reading Federal judge reimposes an Obama-era policy suspending federal coal leases

Albuquerque taxpayers threaten lawsuit over City Council’s illegal donation to Planned Parenthood

Today, Albuquerque taxpayers are demanding that the City Council of Albuquerque’s donation to Planned Parenthood be canceled or returned because it violates the New Mexico Constitution. They believe that the city violated the Anti-Donation Clause of the New Mexico Constitution when, on May 16, 2022, it appropriated $250,000 of public money to a sponsorship of … Continue reading Albuquerque taxpayers threaten lawsuit over City Council’s illegal donation to Planned Parenthood

Nonpartisan Tax Scorekeeper: Democrat Inflation Act Hits Families Making Under $200,000 with $10.6 Billion Tax Hike

The Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) has confirmed that $10.6 billion in tax increases from the Democrats’ Inflation Act will hit families making less than $200,000. JCT’s analysis looked at the distributional impact of the non-Obamacare related tax provisions, including $362 billion worth of tax increases and hundreds of billions worth of Green New Deal tax subsides. … Continue reading Nonpartisan Tax Scorekeeper: Democrat Inflation Act Hits Families Making Under $200,000 with $10.6 Billion Tax Hike

Analysis: Cannabis Use Not Associated with Increased COVID Severity

Current cannabis use is associated with deceased disease severity in patients hospitalized for COVID 19, according to data published in the Journal of Cannabis Research. Researchers affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles conducted a retrospective analysis of 1,831 COVID patients admitted to two medical centers in California. They reported, … Continue reading Analysis: Cannabis Use Not Associated with Increased COVID Severity

Study: Medical Cannabis Use Not Associated with Elevated Risk of Hospitalizations Due to Mental Health Disorders

Authorized medical cannabis patients are at low risk for psychiatric hospitalizations resulting from their marijuana use, according to data published in the journal Substance Use & Misuse. Canadian researchers assessed marijuana-related hospitalizations among a cohort of over 23,000 authorized medical cannabis patients. (Canada has legalized the use of cannabis products for both medical purposes and for adult use.) … Continue reading Study: Medical Cannabis Use Not Associated with Elevated Risk of Hospitalizations Due to Mental Health Disorders

CBD Safe and Effective for Young People with Treatment-Resistant Anxiety Disorders

The adjunctive use of CBD safely and effectively reduces severe anxiety in young people, according to clinical data published in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. Australian researchers assessed the daily administration of CBD in a cohort of 31 young people (ages 12 to 25) with refractory anxiety. Participants self-titrated their daily doses of CBD (between 400 mgs and … Continue reading CBD Safe and Effective for Young People with Treatment-Resistant Anxiety Disorders

Health Coach Threatened with Jail and Fines for Offering Dietary Advice Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Her Case

Is talking with other adults about what to buy at the grocery store a crime that can be punished with jail time? Or does the First Amendment protect speech even when a customer pays to listen? These are the questions the Institute for Justice (IJ) is asking the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of health coach Heather … Continue reading Health Coach Threatened with Jail and Fines for Offering Dietary Advice Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Her Case

Missouri AG Schmitt fights illegal Biden scheme to pilfer data on private gun owners

Americans for Limited Government Richard Manning today released the following statement responding to Missouri AG Eric Schmidt’s July 13 letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray pledging to fight FBI attempts to illegally obtain private information of concealed carry permit holders in the state: “Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmidt’s defense of the privacy and individual right to keep … Continue reading Missouri AG Schmitt fights illegal Biden scheme to pilfer data on private gun owners

Judicial Watch Update on Trump Warrant Legal Developments

Following Judicial Watch’s Tuesday court filing seeking release of all Trump raid warrant materials, the Biden Justice Department filed a motion offering to unseal certain warrant materials absent objection from former President Trump. On August 9, Judicial Watch filed its motion asking the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida to unseal as soon as possible the … Continue reading Judicial Watch Update on Trump Warrant Legal Developments