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1. Is A Recession Lurking Around The Corner? - by FreedomWorks Senior Economic Contributor Stephen Moore via Forbes
Ok, I’m going to just go out and say the dreaded R word. America may
be skidding into another recession and the latest abysmal jobs report is
the latest sign of troubled waters ahead.
One thing is for sure: When Barack Obama traveled to Elkhart,
Indiana on Wednesday, and boasted of how brilliantly the economy is
performing his timing couldn’t have been worse. He now looks like he
hangs out on Fantasy Island. No, things aren’t going well at all for
workers. Read more here...
2. Stephen Moore at FreedomWorks FreePAC: Morning in America Summit
3. Obama to Aggressively Pursue 2016 Regulations Agenda - via The Hill
President Obama is putting the finishing touches on his regulatory legacy.
recent weeks, the administration has issued a flurry of new rules to
expand overtime pay to millions of Americans, combat climate change with
stronger standards for methane emissions and protect senior investors
with new requirements for financial advisers.
While the Obama administration is expected to pursue new rules
aggressively in the months ahead, the window for issuing major
regulations is nearly closed. Read more here...
4. Law Enforcement Agencies Report $12 Million From Federal Asset Forfeiture - via The Missouri Times
Federal asset forfeiture netted 155
Missouri law enforcement agencies a total of more than $12 million in
2015, a report by the state auditor’s office shows.
Missouri law enforcement agencies are
required by state law to report participation in federal asset
forfeiture programs to the state auditor and the Department of Public
Safety. The program allows local agencies who participate in federal
asset seizures to retain a proportional percentage of the profits. Read more here...
5. House to Hold Vote Against Carbon Tax - via The Washington Examiner
The House is expected to vote on a non-binding resolution later
this week opposing a nationwide carbon tax on fossil fuels as part of
any policy to address global warming.
The floor vote is sparking a conservative rush to rally lawmakers to back the measure.
The free-market American Energy Alliance began an Internet ad
blitz Tuesday as part of a campaign to gain votes to show the Congress
is standing firm against the idea of placing a carbon tax, or fee, on
"The resolution opposes any carbon tax proposals and expresses
the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the
United States economy," the group said. Read more here...
Communications Director, FreedomWorks