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Budget & Spending

Government at all levels is too expensive.  Spending is the real cost of government because every dollar they spend is removed from the private economy through taxation, borrowing or inflation.  Large and expensive government...

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Important Legislation

Rep. Fleischmann’s EASY Savings Act

This bill would provide better incentives for federal agencies...

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Cut Spending Now!

The federal government has a spending problem. Take action...

Labor, Education & Pensions

Americans should be free to make their own choices. AFP works to educate Americans about worker’s rights and how to stand up to big unions and believes in empowering parents with higher quality schools...

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Important Legislation

Rep. Kline’s Student Success Act

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Banking & Financial Services

Our financial system is burdened with overlapping, counterproductive regulations.  Americans for Prosperity believes that these regulations discourage Americans from participating in a free market system where participants can see the positive and negative results...

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Important Legislation

Lee-Amash Legislation Terminating Export-Import Bank

Americans deserve a fair international trade policy that is...

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Property Rights

Private property is the foundation of economic freedom. The right of property owners to use their property consistent with their own wishes and without harming others should not be infringed by politicians or bureaucrats. ...

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Important Legislation

Federal Land Freedom Act of 2013

This bill would allow governors to petition the federal...

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Technology

The strongest sector of our economy in recent years has been the one least touched by expensive government regulation: the tech sector. The deployment of broadband Internet and wireless technologies has been one of...

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Important Legislation

Chairman Walden’s Bill for Internet Freedom

This legislation establishes the policy of the United States...

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Legislative Alerts

Sorry, Mr. President, The Internet Isn’t a 19th Century Railroad

November 13, 2014 J

By Kuper Jones This week, President Obama came out in support of far-reaching new regulations that would grant unprecedented new government control over the internet, threatening the largely free and unfettered market that has allowed our digital economy to flourish. Proclaiming that the web is in need of so-called “net neutrality,” President Obama voiced support […]

Tax Foundation’s 2015 State Business Tax Climate Index

November 12, 2014 J

Recently, the Tax Foundation released its 2015 State Business Tax Climate Index, ranking the states on the quality of their tax climate for businesses and economic growth. Policymakers and voters alike have realized that the verdict is in. Cutting taxes and creating a tax code with low rates and a broad base means more economic growth, a larger tax base, and most importantly, greater prosperity for people.

ALEC’s Report Card on American Education

November 12, 2014 J

Last week, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) released its annual Report Card on American Education, “a comprehensive overview of educational achievement levels” that measures factors such as achievement, standards, choice, and teacher quality. Policymakers should continue to look to model states like Florida and Indiana and realize that families, not bureaucrats, know what is best for children – and the results will speak for themselves.