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Broken Promises and AFP’s Response

November 19, 2013 J

by Brittany Shaddix   “If you like your health care plan, you’ll be able to keep your health care plan. Period. No one will take that away from you.” President Obama repeatedly spoke these words to the American people while he traveled the country gaining support for the Affordable Care Act. Unfortunately, over the last [...]

Repeal The Renewable Fuel Standard

October 22, 2013 J

By: Hannah Fjeldsted Earlier this year, Senators Pat Toomey, Mark Pryor, and John Barrasso introduced a bill (S. 1195) that will repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) in its entirety. Established by the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the RFS requires a certain amount of renewable fuels to be blended in with gasoline. When arguing [...]

Wind Subsidies, déjà vu

October 19, 2013 J

By Christine Harbin Hanson Expiring wind subsidies bring a sense of déjà vu to Capitol Hill. The main federal tax break for wind energy, the wind production tax credit (PTC), is on track to expire at the end of the year, and history is poised to repeat itself. This year, Congress should break from the [...]