AFP Letter On Appropriations Process

Dear Representatives: On behalf of more than 2.8 million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, I encourage your strong commitment to completing the appropriations process. This is an important part of Congress following their statutory duty in passing a budget and funding spending bills. Over the course of the Obama administration, Americans have […]

AFP Supports Legislation To Repeal Transportation Alternatives Program

June 01, 2015J

Dear Representatives Johnson and Hartzler: On behalf of more than two million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, I write in support of your legislation that would repeal the Transportation Alternatives Program. The Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) dedicates federal gas tax dollars to inherently state and local projects, such as recreational trails, street […]

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.