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Clean Power Plan Proposed Rule

On June 2, 2014, EPA proposed a commonsense plan to cut carbon pollution from power plants. States, cities and businesses across the country are already taking action to address the risks of climate change. EPA’s proposal builds on those actions and is flexible – reflecting that different states have a different mix of sources and [...]

Issues

Ex/Im Bank

September 29, 2014

As Congress begins to wind down, the debate over whether to extend the life of the taxpayer-backed Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) is continuing to heat up as its September 30th expiration date approaches. Much has been written over the costs and shortcomings of the beleaguered bank as well as its corporate welfare aspects. In fact, one [...]

Background on the Export/Import Bank

September 29, 2014

This article first appeared on the Daily Caller website on May 30, 2014. By Tom Fletcher Reasons to oppose the taxpayer-backed Export-Import Bank just keep adding up. The latest one is a report from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO), highlighting serious flaws in the accounting practices used by Ex-Im, which hands out billions in [...]

Checking Up On Health Published by Benita Dodd of GPPF

September 16, 2014 J

BENITA DODD Around Labor Day weekend, the squeaky wheels turn to the issues of equal pay for equal work and raising the minimum wage to a “fair” wage. And yet, how do you count equal work? And who decides what is an acceptable “fair” wage? A long time and another career ago, I was notified [...]

Kill the Death Tax

September 03, 2014 J

The death tax, also known as the estate tax, is a tax on a person’s assets at death. Family-owned farms and businesses are most vulnerable to the death tax. When one generation wishes to pass family business assets down to the next generation, the death tax can threaten the continued viability of the business’ operations. [...]