Search

New Federal Legislation Requires Full Audit of America’s Gold Reserves

New Federal Legislation Requires Full Audit of America’s Gold Reserves
Washington, DC (May 8, 2019) – U.S. Representative Alex Mooney (R-WV) introduced legislation this week to provide for the first audit of United States gold reserves since the Eisenhower Administration. The Gold Reserve Transparency Act (H.R. 2559) – backed by the Sound Money Defense League and government accountability advocates – directs the Comptroller of the United States to conduct a... Read More

Politicians Drop Attempt to Tax Gold & Silver

Politicians Drop Attempt to Tax Gold & Silver
Washington State Politicians Drop Cynical Attempt to Impose Taxes on Gold & Silver Sound Money Group, In-State Dealers, and Grassroots Activists Deter Tax-Hungry Politicians Well, here’s some encouraging news… Efforts in Washington State to impose sales taxes on gold and silver were SHUT DOWN today thanks to intense efforts by the Sound Money Defense League, a group of in-state coin... Read More

West Virginia Joins Growing Movement

West Virginia Joins Growing Movement
West Virginia Joins Growing Sound Money Movement Six Other States Now Weighing Their Own Bills to End Taxes on Gold & Silver Before the ink could even dry on West Virginia Governor Jim Justice’s signature on a repeal of sales taxation on gold, silver, platinum, and palladium bullion and coins, legislators in Wisconsin and Maine introduced similar measures in their... Read More

West Virginia Helps Metals

West Virginia Helps Metals
West Virginia Legislature Votes to End Sales Taxation on Gold & Silver West Virginia Legislature Overwhelmingly passes Senate Bill 502, Removing Sales Tax from Precious Metals at the State Level Charleston, West Virginia (March 8th, 2019) — Sound money advocates rejoiced today as the West Virginia legislature overwhelmingly passed Senate Bill 502 and sent it to Governor Jim Justice for his signature. ... Read More

Congressman Introduces Bill to Remove Income Taxation from Gold and Silver

Congressman Introduces Bill to Remove Income Taxation from Gold and Silver
Washington, DC (February 11, 2019) – The battle to end taxation of constitutional money has reached the federal level as U.S. Representative Alex Mooney (R-WV) today re-introduced sound money legislation to remove all federal income taxation from gold and silver coins and bullion. The Monetary Metals Tax Neutrality Act(H.R. 1089)backed by the Sound Money Defense League and free-market activists – would... Read More

House Member Presses CFTC on Failure to Uncover Silver Manipulation

House Member Presses CFTC on Failure to Uncover Silver Manipulation
Washington, DC (February 5, 2019) – A member of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee today pressed the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on its conspicuous failure to uncover the very silver market manipulation now being prosecuted by the U.S. Department of Justice. In a probing letter dated February 5 to CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo, Rep. Alex X. Mooney (R-WV) writes:... Read More

West Virginia Legislator Proposes Eliminating ALL Taxation on Gold and Silver

West Virginia Legislator Proposes Eliminating ALL Taxation on Gold and Silver
Charleston, West Virginia (January 29, 2019) — West Virginia legislator Delegate Pat McGeehan (R-01) has introduced the West Virginia Sound Money Act, House Bill 2684, to eliminate all tax liability on gold and silver in the state. Following in the footsteps of the Wyoming Legal Tender Act, which passed in Wyoming overwhelmingly last year, the West Virginia Sound Money Act is a similar... Read More

Arizona Legislator Proposes Securing State Reserves with Gold and Silver

Arizona Legislator Proposes Securing State Reserves with Gold and Silver
Phoenix, Arizona (January 22, 2019) – An Arizona legislator has put forward a bill to de-risk the state’s financial holdings with a modest allocation to physical gold and silver in the state’s reserve fund. Introduced by Representative Mark Finchem (R-Tucson), the Arizona Sound Money Stabilization Act (HB 2500) requires that at least 10% of Arizona’s Budget Stabilization Fund be held... Read More

Wyoming Legislators Want State to De-Risk Investments by Holding Gold and Silver

Wyoming Legislators Want State to De-Risk Investments by Holding Gold and Silver
Cheyenne, Wyoming (January 17, 2019) – A group of Wyoming legislators have introduced three bills this week to de-risk the state’s financial holdings with modest allocations to physical gold and silver in the state’s pension fund, reserve fund, and mineral trust fund. Introduced by Representative Roy Edwards (R-Gillette) and co-sponsored by 15 others, the Wyoming Sound Money Trust Act (HB... Read More