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Budget & Spending Legislative Alerts
Yesterday, Vice President Joe Biden gave a speech at Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station to congratulate Amtrak on the unveiling of their newest line of locomotives, and to call for continued infrastructure investment – meaning more government spending. While the impressive new train and the busy hub location seemed to lend legitimacy to the Vice President’s speech, in reality Biden is overlooking the boondoggle that federally-funded passenger rail has been for American taxpayers.
By Wesley Coopersmith This is part of a series on the new CBO report on the Budget and Economic Outlook. This post focuses on the debt and deficit. This past Tuesday the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) issued its latest report on the current and projected outlook of America’s fiscal state. One of most troubling [...]
Americans for Prosperity is proud to join a coalition calling for Congressional appropriators to stop using budget gimmicks to avoid sticking to the spending caps put in place by Congress. One increasingly used gimmick is to use the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) account to “pay for” more spending. Below is the letter sent to Congressional [...]
Americans for Prosperity is proud to join a coalition urging Governors in the southeast to implement the Restore Act, which was passed by Congress in 2012. The legislation incorporates limited government and free market principles that protects taxpayers from wasteful spending projects while directing funds to where they are most needed.
Americans for Prosperity is happy to join a coalition of organizations in support of Senator Toomey’s amendment to S. 1926, the Homeowners Flood Insurance Affordability Act. Led by the R Street Institute, today the Coalition sent the following letter to Capitol Hill: