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Budget & Spending Legislative Alerts

The 2014 Budgets in Three Pictures

April 12, 2013 J

By Jason Hughey President Obama claims that his new budget is a compromise.  In reality, his budget is as bloated and wasteful as the budget proposed by Chairman Murray.  Americans for Prosperity opposed Sen. Murray’s budget on the grounds that it was a tax-and-spend boost for big government.  It did nothing to address our critical [...]

Obama’s Budget: Flawed Tobacco Tax to Fund Ineffective Program

April 10, 2013 J,

By Jason Hughey Last year, President Obama pledged that he would not raise taxes on Americans who earn less than $250,000.  Now, the President is actively proposing a new tax hike for Americans who choose to smoke tobacco products.  The President’s FY2014 budget proposal includes another tax hike on cigarettes and other tobacco products, effectively [...]

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