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This Week in Congress: Reining in the IRS and, Maybe, the Surveillance State

The House comes into session on Monday this week. Among the legislation considered is the Defense Department Appropriations bill. Representative Thomas Massie and Zoe Lofgren are once again proposing an amendment that would forbid the use of [...]

Has Your Representative Cosponsored Audit the Fed?

Rep. Thomas Massie's H.R. 24, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015, currently has 201 cosponsors and momentum continues to build for the bill to hit 218 for the fourth Congress in a row. While a full list of cosponsors is available [...]

Rand Paul, Thomas Massie Prime for Liberty

Kentucky Representative Thomas Massie and Kentucky Senator Rand Paul have introduced the PRIME Act (H.R. 3187/S. 2651). This legislation exempts slaughterhouses from federal inspections as long as the slaughterhouses are in compliance with state [...]

Thomas Massie to EPA: Leave our Wooden Stoves Alone!

Representative Ted Poe is not the only representative offering a pro-liberty amendment to the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriation Bill (HR 2822). Representative Thomas Massie will be offering an amendment to forbid the [...]

Which Republicans Haven't Cosponsored Audit the Fed?

In the 111th Congress, every Republican in the House cosponsored Audit the Fed. In the 112th and 113th Congress, every Republican but one voted for Audit the Fed. Rep. Thomas Massie's H.R. 24 currently has 200 cosponsors, but in order to [...]

Which Democrats Haven't Cosponsored Audit the Fed?

In the 113th Congress, a majority of House Democrats, 106 to be exact, voted to pass Audit the Fed, H.R. 24. Despite this broad display of bipartisan support in the past, Democrats have been slow to cosponsor Rep. Thomas Massie's H.R. 24, the [...]

Thank You, Thomas Massie

Yesterday, the House passed H.R. 1567, the "Global Food Security Act."  As I wrote earlier this week, H.R. 1567  "....requires the President to coordinate the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategy to accomplish the [...]

Thomas Massie and Walter Jones: No funding for ex-Speaker's Office Space

Congressmen Walter Jones (NC-03) and Thomas Massie (KY-04) have introduced legislation (HR 4195) that stops the use of taxpayer money to fund the private offices of former House speakers.  There is no reason for taxpayers to subsidize the office [...]

Surveillance State supporters have a temper tantrum

In a bizarre move that I do not recall ever seeing in my years on Capitol Hill, the Intelligence Committee has sent a letter to members of Congress who voted for the Massie-Lofgren amendment to the Defense Appropriations bill, asking them to [...]