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AFP Applauds Rep. Pompeo for Letter Opposing Wind Energy Handouts

August 12, 2014

by Christine Harbin Hanson Opposition to handouts for wind energy is growing at the grassroots level, and it appears that lawmakers on Capitol Hill are beginning to take note. Congressman Mike Pompeo recently released a “Dear Colleague letter” with the signatures of over 50 of his House Colleagues, calling on Speaker Boehner and Majority Leader [...]

Issues: Energy & Environment

AFP Opposes Proposed Soda Tax Legislation

August 07, 2014

Dear Representatives: On behalf of more than two million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, I write to express our strong opposition to Representative DeLauro’s Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax (SWEET) legislation. This bill would establish a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages at a rate of 1 percent per every 4.2 grams of caloric sweetener, which [...]

Issues: Taxes

AFP Urges House Financial Services Committee to Investigate the Federal Reserve’s Interest in Electronic Payments

August 05, 2014

Today, Americans for Prosperity sent a letter to the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee expressing concerns over the Federal Reserve’s interest in entering the electronic payment processing business. More information on the issue can be found here. The full letter text is below:   August 05, 2014 Dear Chairman Hensarling: On behalf of more than [...]