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Budget & Spending

Government at all levels is too expensive.  Spending is the real cost of government because every dollar they spend is removed from the private economy through taxation, borrowing or inflation.  Large and expensive government...

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Important Legislation

Rep. Fleischmann’s EASY Savings Act

This bill would provide better incentives for federal agencies...

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Cut Spending Now!

The federal government has a spending problem. Take action...

Labor, Education & Pensions

Americans should be free to make their own choices. AFP works to educate Americans about worker’s rights and how to stand up to big unions and believes in empowering parents with higher quality schools...

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Important Legislation

Rep. Kline’s Student Success Act

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Banking & Financial Services

Our financial system is burdened with overlapping, counterproductive regulations.  Americans for Prosperity believes that these regulations discourage Americans from participating in a free market system where participants can see the positive and negative results...

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Important Legislation

Lee-Amash Legislation Terminating Export-Import Bank

Americans deserve a fair international trade policy that is...

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Property Rights

Private property is the foundation of economic freedom. The right of property owners to use their property consistent with their own wishes and without harming others should not be infringed by politicians or bureaucrats. ...

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Important Legislation

Federal Land Freedom Act of 2013

This bill would allow governors to petition the federal...

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Technology

The strongest sector of our economy in recent years has been the one least touched by expensive government regulation: the tech sector. The deployment of broadband Internet and wireless technologies has been one of...

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Important Legislation

Chairman Walden’s Bill for Internet Freedom

This legislation establishes the policy of the United States...

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Legislative Alerts

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: […]

October Jobs Report – Good, But Not Good Enough

November 07, 2014 J

While certain figures in the economy are certainly headed in the right in direction, there is much work left to be done. The majority of Americans continue to feel economically insecure in the face of a fragile job market, stagnant wages, and rising costs. More must be done to help middle-class families feel better about their situation at the kitchen table.

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.

Washington Gets A Raise; But Americans Don’t

November 03, 2014 J,

Times are tough in America’s slowly recovering economy. The percentage of American’s working is still at its lowest levels since the Disco-days of the Carter administration. Even those with jobs are struggling as median incomes have dropped to 1996 levels, and inflation adjusted wages for every income bracket are falling. Washington however, seem to be immune from the struggles of everyday Americans. With record revenues coming from taxpayers; times are good in Washington.