Bipartisanship is often in short supply in the nation’s capital – but when it comes to corporate cronyism, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have been working together for decades to funnel taxpayer backed benefits to foreign companies and multi-national corporations through a little-known institution called the Export-Import Bank.
Americans for Prosperity is proud to lead a coalition of 30 organizations in opposing the reauthorization of the Export Import Bank, which subsidizes loans to foreign companies to encourage them to buy American exports. Today, the coalition sent the following letter to Capitol Hill:
A dozen of the most prominent conservative leaders in the country convened with 700 activists this past Saturday at Americans for Prosperity Foundation’s inaugural New Hampshire Freedom Summit, and the themes that were echoed made it clear that the conservative movement is serious about winning the war of ideas.
By Eric Peterson Business and politicians have long enjoyed an unspoken quid pro quo agreement. Support for bills that give subsides to big business are repaid with big contributions down the road. A prime case in point is the bloated 2014 Farm Bill, which overwhelmingly passed Congress recently, proving bipartisanship in Washington is alive and […]
By Christine Harbin Hanson Five years ago today, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act into law. Proponents claimed that injecting $787 billion of borrowed money into the economy would result in long-term job creation and economic growth. Five years later, the economy remains sluggish and the President’s wishful thinking has failed to […]