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Taxpayer Bribes for Brazil Cotton Farmers?

April 15, 2014 J

By Christine Harbin Hanson History is repeating itself. Brazil cotton farmers are currently filing a case against the United States at the World Trade Organization (WTO), claiming that American cotton subsidies are too high.  And once again, Uncle Sam is digging deeper into America’s collective wallet in search of “protection money.” The last time this [...]

AFP releases Budget Principles

April 08, 2014 J

Americans for Prosperity is pleased to release its recommendations for federal budget reform. This week the House of Representatives will vote on a budget resolution. Given the country’s current fiscal challenges, we hope lawmakers will include the reforms offered below. Like this post? Chip in $5 to AFP.

Coalition Supports Pro-Growth Budgeting Measure

April 03, 2014 J

Americans for Prosperity is proud to join a coalition supporting Rep. Tom Price’s H.R. 1874, the Pro Growth Budgeting Act. This would require the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to prepare a dynamic analysis of proposed legislation, ensuring that a full menu of economic variables are taken into account when scoring bills. Read the text of [...]

Coalition to Congress: Reform Agency Grant Process

March 28, 2014 J

Americans for Prosperity is proud to lead a coalition of groups calling on Congress to reform the agency grant process. This bill would put in place much needed reforms in awarding grants and provide important safeguards to taxpayers. Like this post? Chip in $5 to AFP.

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