Last week, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced the Government Shutdown Prevention Act. The bill incentivizes Congress to properly consider and debate spending legislation in the future, as it would immediately cut spending if government funding deadlines are missed. “My Government Shutdown Prevention Act would help ensure Congress starts hitting its
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul offered his first balanced budget in 2011. Now, over a decade later he continues to offer legislation to get Washington’s spending under control. He recently introduced his “Six Penny Plan” federal budget that will balance within five years. “Five years ago, we could balance our budget
A major breakdown of the new multi-trillion proposed legislature, which may cost over $5.5 trillion, highlights below, NEWS TALK VIDEO “While the actual cost of this new legislation will ultimately depend heavily on details that have yet to be revealed, we estimate the policies under consideration could cost between $5
California is paying off residents’ past due rent during the COVID-19 pandemic as Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the news of the federal funds allocation. Newsom’s senior counselor on housing and homelessness, Jason Elliott, confirmed that $5.2 billion in funds from Congressionally-approved aid packages will be used as only $32 million out
California Governor Gavin Newsom announced “incentives” for residents to get the COVID vaccine, including a chance to win a part of a $15 million lottery. “This last week, those first doses are way down,” said Newsom, pointing to the June 15 goal “north of 70% of all eligible Californians” vaccinated.
President-elect Joe Biden plans to take executive action to roll back some high profile executive orders, according to incoming chief of staff, Ron Klain, in a memo to senior staff. On Wednesday, following his inauguration, Biden will end Trump’s restriction on immigration to the US from some Muslim-majority countries, many
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul released his 2020 “Festivus” Report, which details some $54 billion in government waste. The sixth edition includes sections broken down into Health Care; Foreign Aid; Environment, Energy, Science; Military; and Miscellaneous, and highlights include lizards on treadmills, losing over 100 drones in Afghanistan, and combating binge-watching.
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul took to the Senate floor Monday for an important speech against massive government spending and 5600 page government funding/COVID-19 response bill, a speech that needs to be heard. Paul condemned Congress’ fiscal recklessness on the U.S. Senate floor and called for opening the economy so Americans
Senate Democrats filibusters the COVID $300 billion virus relief bill designed to extend unemployment benefits for out-of-work Americans, funding for schools and liability protections for businesses and health care facilities. The bill was defeated in a 52-47 vote, not meeting the 60 needed to break the Democratic filibuster, with one
The U.S. Senate passed the Great American Outdoors Act, which would provide $9.5 billion to repair national parks and permanently direct $900 million a year for outdoor recreation on public lands. The annual funding would come from offshore oil drilling revenues to pay for city parks, swimming pools, sports fields, fishing
Gov. Ron DeSantis has announced plans for Florida’s K-12 public schools to reopen at full capacity in the fall. “Having a teacher there, there just isn’t going to be a substitute for that in-person instruction,” he said. Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran said that’s the recommendation being made to local school