Congress has returned to Washington after a 5 week hiatus to deal pressing problems facing the nation both here at home and abroad. Unfortunately, the definition of what constitutes a pressing issue is often different in Washington’s marbled halls than in Main Street America. In no case is that more clear than with the last minute extension of the controversial Export-Import Bank.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.”