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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

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Legislative Alerts

Coalition to Senate: Pass Permanent Extension of the Internet Tax Moratorium

September 03, 2014 J

Americans for Prosperity is proud to join a coalition calling on the United States Senate to pass a permanent extension on the internet tax moratorium. Having been law since 1998, this legislation will continue protect consumers from excessive costs and additional taxes. The full letter can be seen below. Like this post? Chip in $5 [...]

EPA Withholds Critical Data about New Power Plant Rules

August 27, 2014 J

President Obama’s beleaguered Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has faced much criticism for the wide-reaching rules on power plants it recently proposed. American families and businesses are rightly worried that this new proposed rule would hurt economic growth and job creation and provide little if any benefit. Last week bought another of challenge to the new rules.

FCC Merger Review Practices Highly Questionable

August 15, 2014 J

By Kuper Jones In an era driven by technology, we have seen investments by both private and public sectors to ensure that America continues to be a leader in technological advancements. In part, many of these investments consist of well-established technology leaders either buying or merging with other companies so they can offer consumers and [...]

Missouri named ‘’a sinkhole state”

August 12, 2014 J

By Erin Amsberry A recent study conducted by Truth in Accounting named Missouri “a sinkhole state” as it came in ranked as the 31st worst state in the nation for financial stability. Even though Missouri has measures in place that require legislators to balance the budget, their misleading ways of accounting allow Missouri’s financial situation [...]