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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

Internet Sales Tax Proposal Rears its Ugly Head in the Senate

July 24, 2014 J,

By Christine Harbin Hanson With only one week left before August recess, Congress has no shortage of serious issues to address— spending bills, the extension of expiring tax breaks,  highway funding legislation, and a host of other pressing policy priorities.  Instead of focusing on these higher-priority issues, however, the Senate is poised to consider one that’s [...]

Budget Shortfall “Solution” sets Kentucky Up for Failure

July 22, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, July 17, 2014 FRANKFORT – Julia Crigler, the new State Director of Americans for Prosperity – Kentucky, offered the following statement in response to Governor Beshear’s budget announcement: “It’s disappointing that Governor Beshear has again chosen to irresponsibly take from the egregiously underfunded rainy day fund that already was far below [...]

Tax Inversions Deals Show Upside Down Corporate Tax Code

July 17, 2014 J

America’s stratospheric 35 percent corporate tax rate is one of the highest in the world. The tax is so high, in fact, that it has made the U.S. a prohibitively expensive place for many American companies to invest their overseas profits