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Tell Gov. McCrory to Oppose Obamacare Expansion

December 04, 2014

Refusing Medicaid expansion is the most important decision Gov. Pat McCrory can make to secure a bright financial future for North Carolina.  A major provision of Obamacare, Medicaid expansion would cost North Carolina families another $3.1 billion over the next decade. Tell Gov. McCrory to stay the course and reject Medicaid expansion! Medicaid in North […]

Kill the Death Tax

September 03, 2014

The death tax, also known as the estate tax, is a tax on a person’s assets at death. Family-owned farms and businesses are most vulnerable to the death tax. When one generation wishes to pass family business assets down to the next generation, the death tax can threaten the continued viability of the business’ operations. […]

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Governor, don’t cave on Medicaid expansion

December 11, 2014

Published in the Burlington Times-News Monday, December 8, 2014 By now, the results of the midterm elections are well-known. Republicans dominated, and headlines across the country declared their newfound control of both chambers of Congress. But equally significant events took place at the state level, where bold, free-market-friendly leadership was vindicated and advanced once again. […]

Bryson: Lift tax burden for businesses

December 11, 2014

Published in the Raleigh News & Observer Monday, December 8, 2014 The Dec. 4 editorial “ Final scene” piqued my interest in the Editorial Board’s thoughts on tax cuts. This editorial bemoans recent cuts to the state’s film subsidy program from $69 million in 2012 to $10 million in 2015. The program was designed to lower the […]

AFP Releases New Ad Urging Rep. Ellmers to Oppose Wind Subsidy

November 25, 2014

Americans for Prosperity Calls on Congress to End Crony Capitalism RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity announced the launch of a new print ad that urges Rep. Renee Ellmers to oppose the Wind Production Tax Credit, which is a taxpayer subsidy for wind energy production. Taxpayers are coughing up $13 billion over a decade to extend the […]

Bryson: Keep your eye on lame ducks

November 24, 2014

Published in the Fayetteville Observer Sunday, November 23, 2014 Lame duck sessions in Congress are a dangerous time for limited-government advocates. This is the period after the election before the newly elected take office. Legislators, too, may feel less accountable for their votes because the election is behind them, and they think people have stopped […]

Lame Ducks Levy $119 million Tax Increase with Voice Vote

November 18, 2014

Americans for Prosperity Says Middle Class Families Fund Federal Land Grab Raleigh – Four months after the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission announced significant tax hikes for North Carolina hunters, Congress passed its own $119 million tax increase on duck stamps to purchase federal land. Americans for Prosperity – North Carolina State Director Donald Bryson […]