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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

Welfare for Billionaires

June 24, 2014 J,

By Mallory Carr While millions of Americans struggle to make ends meet here at home, the federal government has been spending our tax money to benefit foreign billionaires and massive corporations through the controversial Export-Import Bank. The Export-Import Bank – which provides taxpayer-backed loans to big businesses and foreign companies – is by its very [...]

Another day, another broken promise

June 24, 2014 J

In line with the “if you like your plan you can keep it,” the promise to “cut the cost of a typical families premium by $2,500” and almost every White House commitment and assurance on Obamacare prior to its enactment (which the Obama administration has since unilaterally amendment more than 30 times) has proven to be patently and demonstratively false.

AFP Supports DC City Council Tax Reform Effort

June 18, 2014 J

Dear Council Members of the District of Columbia: On behalf of more than two million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, I write first to applaud your efforts to make DC more competitive via comprehensive tax reform. I urge you to support the overall package and oppose efforts to exempt certain services from [...]