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H.R.137 Fairness in Political Advertising Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Feb 01, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Communications and Technology

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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  • 83% of users oppose H.R.137

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    83% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, oppose H.R.137.
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    • On January 14, 2011, by kc0itf - Like the idea but we'll get swamped with political adverts!!! The bill should be: Your FIRST advert is free, ALL others you pay for ACT.

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      As noted by kc0itf, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 14, 2011, "Like the idea but we'll get swamped with political adverts!!! The bill should be: Your FIRST advert is free, ALL others you pay for ACT."
    • On January 13, 2011, by invient - now just tack on... politicians can not take funds from anyone and shall all ,regardless of the 2% rule, get a set amount of funding for their campaign... if they ever take money in any form from any individual, group, or corporation they will be committing treason.

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      As noted by invient, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 13, 2011, "now just tack on... politicians can not take funds from anyone and shall all ,regardless of the 2% rule, get a set amount of funding for their campaign... if they ever take money in any form from any individual, group, or corporation they will be committing treason."

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    • Steve King- Naming and Shaming | Φωσφόρος - July 24, 2012 by Artemis - In 2007, he was one of a just a small group of lawmakers to oppose H.R. 137, a bill to make it a federal felony to transport animals or cockfighting implements across state lines. Again, this legislation was designed to crack ...

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      As noted by Artemis on July 24, 2012, "In 2007, he was one of a just a small group of lawmakers to oppose H.R. 137, a bill to make it a federal felony to transport animals or cockfighting implements across state lines. Again, this legislation was designed to crack ..." (/url?q=http://justcallmelucifer.wordpress.com/2012/07/23/steve-king-naming-and-shaming/&sa=U&ei=KaQPUMDRL4nm0QGsioGgBA&ved=0CCkQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNGS5ls-d1IOQPjnXJv8NxQuYs04Xw)
    • Voice of the people – July 18, 2012 | Letters to the Editor | Rock Hill ... - July 19, 2012 by http://www.heraldonline.com/opinions/ - Ask your representative to oppose H.R. 2309 and sign and co-sponsor H.R. 137 and H.R. 1351. It's time to start worrying about the well. Randy D. Hayes. Rock Hill. Copyright 2012 . All rights reserved. This material may not be ...

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      As noted by http://www.heraldonline.com/opinions/ on July 19, 2012, "Ask your representative to oppose H.R. 2309 and sign and co-sponsor H.R. 137 and H.R. 1351. It's time to start worrying about the well. Randy D. Hayes. Rock Hill. Copyright 2012 . All rights reserved. This material may not be ..." (/url?q=http://www.heraldonline.com/2012/07/18/4119761/voice-of-the-people-july-18-2012.html&sa=U&ei=KaQPUMDRL4nm0QGsioGgBA&ved=0CCUQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNESehjjwfHRaJL0hONt_UfV9u2hnw)
    • Voice of the people – July 18, 2012 | Letters to the Editor | Rock Hill ... - July 19, 2012 by http://www.heraldonline.com/opinions/ - Ask your representative to oppose H.R. 2309 and sign and co-sponsor H.R. 137 and H.R. 1351. It's time to start worrying about the well. Randy D. Hayes. Rock Hill. Copyright 2012 . All rights reserved. This material may not be ...

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      As noted by http://www.heraldonline.com/opinions/ on July 19, 2012, "Ask your representative to oppose H.R. 2309 and sign and co-sponsor H.R. 137 and H.R. 1351. It's time to start worrying about the well. Randy D. Hayes. Rock Hill. Copyright 2012 . All rights reserved. This material may not be ..." (/url?q=http://www.heraldonline.com/2012/07/18/4119761/voice-of-the-people-july-18-2012.html&sa=U&ei=jAYNUN7lFsqe2gWxxZzrDw&ved=0CCEQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNG6ffUn3t3iPpUyfEPDwAoY5Hcgwg)

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