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Energy & Environment Legislative Alerts

117 Organizations Tell Congress to Oppose Extending Expired Wind Subsidies

June 09, 2014 J

Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s largest free-market grassroots organization, released a nationwide 117-organization coalition letter today that calls on Congress to oppose resurrecting federal wind subsidies. The organizations listed on the letter are diverse in size and scope, but they share one thing in common: Now is the time to end special tax treatment for [...]

AFP to Congress: Don’t Resurrect “Zombie” Wind Energy Subsidy

May 13, 2014 J

By Christine Harbin Hanson The Senate is currently considering a package of expired business-related tax provisions—called “tax extenders”—on the floor. Although this legislation includes some praise-worthy extensions, such as permanent bonus depreciation, most of the provisions are wasteful, corporate welfare that benefit special interests at the expense of American taxpayers. The main handout for wind [...]