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 […]
Americans for Prosperity is proud to join a coalition of organizations opposing S. 2262, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2014. This legislation is the latest example of the federal government overstepping its role and wasting taxpayers money.
By Christine Harbin Hanson House Speaker Boehner recently commented about his colleagues on Capitol Hill: “We get elected to make choices. We get elected to solve problems and it’s remarkable to me how many of my colleagues just don’t want to.” Setting aside the fact that Speaker Boehner was talking about a policy issue that […]
Americans for Prosperity is proud to partner with a coalition of organization in calling on Congress to oppose extending the production tax credit (PTC), the main handout for the wind energy, that expired at the end of this past year. Earlier this month, AFP sent a letter to members of the Senate Finance Committee, and a similar letter to House Ways and […]
Dear House Ways and Means Chairman Camp, On behalf of more than two million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, I write to express our strong opposition to extending the wind production tax credit (PTC). We are encouraged by your decision to exclude this handout for the wind energy industry from the tax […]