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Iowans call for tax reform!

June 06, 2014

Iowans deserve a simpler and fairer tax code. AFP supports a 4.5% flat-tax option for all taxpayers. Under this system not a single Iowan will pay higher taxes. According to the non-partisan Legislative Services Agency, nearly 39 percent of taxpayers would choose a flat tax, saving them close to $400 million. The complex graduated tax structure [...]

Stop the Gas Tax Hike

June 05, 2014

Demanding an increase in the gas tax is exactly the wrong policy. If this happens, it will mean you pay more every time you fill up your gas tank. The last thing we need during these still difficult economic times is to increase taxes on our hard-working families. Unfortunately, politicians continue to put special interests [...]

Issues: Taxes

No Empty Promises

December 10, 2013

The new budget agreement in Congress is another trillion-dollar backdoor deal that will increase government spending. If passed, this new increase will break Congress’ prior promise to cap spending at $967 billion, which was in the bipartisan supported Budget Control Act, or BCA. Government spending is out of control. The risky fiscal policies of our [...]

Want An Exemption From ObamaCare?

September 13, 2013

President Obama’s signature piece of legislation, the Affordable Care act, has proven to be anything but. As costs rise and problems associated with the law come to the forefront, more and more of the well-connected and elites have taken measures to excuse themselves from the burdens. Obama claimed, “If you like your plan, you can [...]

Issues: Health Care & Entitlements