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AFP Opposes Washington State E-Cigarette Tax

February 25, 2014 J

Dear Washington State Senators: On behalf of more than two million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, I write in strong opposition to SB 6559 and similar efforts to raise taxes on electronic cigarettes. This legislation, SB 6559, would increase taxes by $40 million, and impose a ban on all internet sales of [...]

The “Botched” Implementation of Common Core

February 21, 2014 J

By Wesley Coopersmith The Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, is not the only piece of legislation President Obama and his administration has fumbled the football on. According to Dennis Van Roekel, the president of the National Education Association (NEA), the rollout of new Common Core academic standards has been “completely botched” in multiple [...]

An Unhappy Birthday for President Obama’s Stimulus

February 17, 2014 J

By Christine Harbin Hanson Five years ago today, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act into law. Proponents claimed that injecting $787 billion of borrowed money into the economy would result in long-term job creation and economic growth. Five years later, the economy remains sluggish and the President’s wishful thinking has failed to [...]

What the New CBO Outlook Report Means in the Big Picture

February 12, 2014 J

Tuesday, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its annual Budget and Economic Outlook: 2014-2024. Americans for Prosperity has combed through the report and discussed what it means for American families living outside of the DC beltway. Our first post focused on the President’s health care law, and our second post focused on the debt and the deficit.

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