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Budget & Spending Legislative Alerts

Disband the Small Business Administration

June 14, 2013 J,

By: Griffin Adams Appropriation discussions for the 2014 fiscal year are in full swing in Washington, providing Congress with a natural opportunity to re-evaluate where federal dollars are going. As part of this process, Congress should consider shutting down costly federal agencies. One of the first that should be on the chopping block is the [...]

Members of Congress Get Millions in Farm Subsidies

June 03, 2013 J

By Christine Harbin Congress passes the Farm Bill under the guise of helping small family farmers. My grandparents had a pig farm in southeastern Minnesota, so I understand how hard farming can be. But most farm subsidies don’t actually go to family farmers like my grandma and grandpa. Most of the subsidies go to large, [...]

Coalition Letter: The Farm Bill “Terrible Twelve”

May 13, 2013 J

Americans For Prosperity is proud to participate in a coalition of free-market and conservative organizations in opposing the Farm Bill, which is currently moving through Congress. Although there is a panoply of terrible programs packed into the Farm Bill, the coalition came up with a list of the 12 most objectionable. On behalf of the [...]

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