By Akash Chougule and Mary Kate Hopkins The Highway Trust Fund is set to run dry in the coming weeks, and leaders in Washington as well as interested parties around the country are scrambling to find ways to fill the Fund’s shrinking balance. Lawmakers on both sides have proposed gimmicks that would provide one-time revenue […]
Coalition to Congress: Protect Taxpayers and Empower the States by Reforming Transportation Spending
With the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) set to run out later this summer, Congress is poised to consider transportation spending legislation. (Read AFPF’s “Need to Know” on transportation funding for more background on the issue.) Tomorrow Americans for Prosperity and our coalition partners will send the following letter to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman […]
Earlier this week, 41 Republicans sent a letter of support to House Speaker John Boehner’s office in support of the Export- Import (Ex-Im) Bank reauthorization. The letter passionately argues that the taxpayer-backed bank is essential for economic health of our exports. Per usual, much of Congress is grossly misinformed.
One employee in particular, Mr. Johnny Gutierrez, is under investigation for accepting cash payments in exchange for granting the Florida company Impex Associates millions in loans and guarantees.
By Mallory Carr Criminal organizations have made Mexico an extremely dangerous place. The drug cartels have brought violence and disorder to the country, leading the US Department of State to warn potential travelers about the high risk involved. However, despite the damage the cartels have inflicted on the country and the tens of thousands of […]