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AFP to Congress: Don’t Extend Wind PTC

November 10, 2014 J

Americans for Prosperity sent a letter to Capitol Hill today, calling on Congress not to renew the wind production tax credit (PTC). This costly tax break amounts to nothing more than a handout for wind energy and goes against energy job creation and affordability. The full letter can be read below: Dear Senators and Representatives: […]

Coalition to Congress: Let the Wind PTC Expire

November 06, 2014 J

Americans for Prosperity is proud to join a coalition calling on Congress to let the Wind PTC expire. Extending this tax provision in a lame duck session would be a mistake and lawmakers should oppose this misguided policy. See the full letter below: Like this post? Chip in $5 to AFP.

Obama EPA Rules Will Harm Poor, Vulnerable the Most

October 10, 2014 J

By Justin Sykes In an effort to increase support for his controversial proposed carbon regulations, President Obama and the EPA are touting the benefits the regulations will have for minority communities and America’s most vulnerable. However, one recent analysis suggests that quite the opposite is true – and that these draconian new regulations will harm […]

Keystone turns 6: A Not So Happy Birthday

September 19, 2014 J

By Thomas Fletcher Today marks the 6th anniversary of the Keystone Pipeline XL permit filed not being built. Focusing on partisanship instead of policy, the Obama administration decided against a project that would increase energy production and jobs and instead let it lapse into an endless bureaucratic nightmare. While lawmakers in Washington have a hard […]

President Obama’s Employment Prevention Agency (EPA)

September 17, 2014 J

By Justin Sykes As the weather begins to cool across much of the country this winter, the push for far-reaching new regulations coming out of Washington, DC is set to heat up.  That’s because President Obama and his EPA are slated to spin out another ream of federal red tape, this time in the form […]