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Keystone turns 6: A Not So Happy Birthday

September 19, 2014

By Thomas Fletcher Today marks the 6th anniversary of the Keystone Pipeline XL permit filed not being built. Focusing on partisanship instead of policy, the Obama administration decided against a project that would increase energy production and jobs and instead let it lapse into an endless bureaucratic nightmare. While lawmakers in Washington have a hard [...]

Issues: Energy & Environment

Thanks to Free Ride on Funding Measure, Ex-Im Survives … For Now

September 18, 2014

Congress has returned to Washington after a 5 week hiatus to deal pressing problems facing the nation both here at home and abroad. Unfortunately, the definition of what constitutes a pressing issue is often different in Washington’s marbled halls than in Main Street America. In no case is that more clear than with the last minute extension of the controversial Export-Import Bank.

Issues: Banking & Financial Services Budget & Spending

President Obama’s Employment Prevention Agency (EPA)

September 17, 2014

By Justin Sykes As the weather begins to cool across much of the country this winter, the push for far-reaching new regulations coming out of Washington, DC is set to heat up.  That’s because President Obama and his EPA are slated to spin out another ream of federal red tape, this time in the form [...]

Issues: Energy & Environment

Coalition to Congress: Oppose the Marketplace and Internet Tax Fairness Act

September 10, 2014

Americans for Prosperity is proud to join a coalition of organizations calling on Congress to oppose the Marketplace and Internet Tax Fairness Act. This legislation would grant new taxing authority to states on businesses outside of their jurisdiction and create a host of new regulatory and compliance burdens. See the full letter below: Like this [...]

Issues: Taxes