Government Watchdog Finds $311 BILLION Budget Error In Federal Student Loan Program

Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Rep. Greg Murphy (R-NC), Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Republican Leader Richard Burr (R-NC), and Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) released the following statement in response to the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) report which found the Department of Education underestimated the cost of student loans by billions: “For decades, … Continue reading Government Watchdog Finds $311 BILLION Budget Error In Federal Student Loan Program

Random Grab Bag of Corporate Welfare and Tax Hikes Does Nothing to Address Inflation

In response to this morning’s GDP data indicating -0.9% growth in Q2, which confirms two consecutive quarters of negative growth, and reports of a pending reconciliation deal between Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senator Joe Manchin, AFP Vice President of Government Affairs Akash Chougule issued the following statement: “When Americans feel like they need to … Continue reading Random Grab Bag of Corporate Welfare and Tax Hikes Does Nothing to Address Inflation

CHIPS Bill Feeds Washington’s Mandatory Spending Habit

House Budget Committee Republican Leader Jason Smith (MO-08) issued the following statement today as the U.S. House of Representatives is preparing to consider semiconductor manufacturing legislation – otherwise known as CHIPS – that will increase spending by $280 billion and specifically increase mandatory spending by over $60 billion: “Last year, federal mandatory spending topped $5 … Continue reading CHIPS Bill Feeds Washington’s Mandatory Spending Habit

Lavish government union pensions on verge of $5.8 TRILLION collapse

Today, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke on the House floor to warn about severely underfunded pension programs and that relying on taxpayers for bailouts is not a solution: Republican Leader Foxx’s remarks:“At the state and local levels, public employees are often promised defined benefit pension plans that are subsidized through … Continue reading Lavish government union pensions on verge of $5.8 TRILLION collapse

Americans for Prosperity Opposes CHIPS Act Corporate Welfare

Americans for Prosperity Vice President of Government Affairs Akash Chougule issued the following statement urging defeat of the so-called CHIPS Act under consideration in Congress this week: “Poll after poll underscores what we are hearing firsthand at our ‘True Cost of Washington’ tour events across the country – the biggest problem facing Americans right now … Continue reading Americans for Prosperity Opposes CHIPS Act Corporate Welfare

Biden misses legal deadline to submit federal budget

Today marks the legal deadline, under the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974, for President Biden to submit his Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 budget. Last year, the White House set a record for the latest a Presidential budget request has ever been transmitted to Congress in modern history. House Budget Committee Republicans joined … Continue reading Biden misses legal deadline to submit federal budget

Audit Sought of Biden’s $10 Billion COVID-19 Vaccine Public Education Campaign

Today, Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), led a group of Republican colleagues in sending a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General Christin Grimm requesting an audit of the Biden Administration’s $10 billion COVID-19 vaccine public education campaign, which was launched in March … Continue reading Audit Sought of Biden’s $10 Billion COVID-19 Vaccine Public Education Campaign

Nonpartisan scholars confirm Dems Obamacare subsidy blowout costs billions more than claimed

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) released analysis showing Democrats’ proposal to significantly expand Obamacare tax subsidies would add billions of dollars to the federal deficit to the benefit of wealthy Americans.  The analysis was in response to a letter requesting the true cost of an expansion of premium tax credits (PTC) sent … Continue reading Nonpartisan scholars confirm Dems Obamacare subsidy blowout costs billions more than claimed

Braun forces Senate to vote on balanced budget

The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday on Senator Mike Braun’s balanced budget plan. The Braun Budget is a comprehensive federal budget plan to throw the brakes on out-of-control government spending, fight inflation by balancing our federal budget, and unleash American prosperity and energy independence. The final vote was 34 – 65. “Today I forced the Senate … Continue reading Braun forces Senate to vote on balanced budget

Senator Braun introduces balanced federal budget to fight inflation, unleash prosperity

Senator Mike Braun is introducing “The Braun Budget” – a balanced federal budget designed to throw the brakes on out-of-control government spending, fight inflation by bringing expenses and revenue into balance over 10 years, and unleash American prosperity by making the Trump tax cuts permanent. Under to Congressional Budget Act, if the Senate Budget Committee fails … Continue reading Senator Braun introduces balanced federal budget to fight inflation, unleash prosperity