AFP Lays Out Budget Principles

February 20, 2015J

Dear House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price and Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi: With budget season approaching, Americans for Prosperity would like to outline our principles of budget reform. We encourage federal lawmakers to work towards budget solutions that protect American taxpayers and reduce spending. Please consider the following principles as you work on […]

Special interest Handouts No Substitute for Real Tax Reform

December 05, 2014J,

This week, while most Americans were enjoying leftover turkey and mashed potatoes, Members of the House of Representatives quietly voted to add $45 billion to the already staggering $18 trillion national debt. With little debate, and by an overwhelming margin, Democrat and Republican lawmakers voted to approve the so-called “tax extenders” package, a conglomeration of taxpayer handouts to everyone from the politically-connected wind industry and well-heeled Hollywood film studios to Puerto Rican and Virgin Islands rum manufacturers. In other words, exactly the kind of “bipartisanship” that taxpayers don’t need and can’t afford.