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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 [...]

Coalition to Congress: Oppose the Marketplace and Internet Tax Fairness Act

September 10, 2014 J

Americans for Prosperity is proud to join a coalition of organizations calling on Congress to oppose the Marketplace and Internet Tax Fairness Act. This legislation would grant new taxing authority to states on businesses outside of their jurisdiction and create a host of new regulatory and compliance burdens. See the full letter below: Like this [...]

American Land Grabs: The Antiquated Antiquities Act

September 10, 2014 J,

By Justin Sykes The Obama Administration is considering two massive land grabs – one in Utah and another in the U.S. Pacific Islands –  that could prove economically disastrous for the state and local economies within those regions. That’s because under the guise of the Antiquities Act, a century old law, the President can unilaterally [...]

August Jobs Report Brings More Disappointment

September 09, 2014 J

Supporters of the failed economic policies of the last few years want America to believe that the August employment numbers are an outlier. But the latest anemic jobs report is not at an anomaly. Millions of Americans are struggling and seeing their American Dream slowly disappear, despite being technically in the fifth year of a “recovery.”

AFP Letter to Congress on Continuing Resolution Priorities

September 09, 2014 J,

Dear Members of the United States Congress: On behalf of 2.5 million activists in all fifty states, Americans for Prosperity urges you to consider the following principles as you consider legislation providing funding following September 30. Extend current spending levels into the 114th Congress. While current spending levels are already too high, the legislature should [...]