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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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2015 State Legislative Agenda

January 15, 2015

RALEIGH – In conjunction with the national chapter’s Reform America 2015 federal legislative agenda, Americans for Prosperity – North Carolina is excited to announce its 2015 State Legislative Agenda: Passage of a repeal of North Carolina’s Renewable Portfolio Standard; Passage of legislation seeking to push back and limit the EPA’s overreach of power into North Carolina’s […]

Why NC lawmakers should fight EPA rules

January 02, 2015

Published in the Raleigh News & Observer on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 North Carolina state legislators face a choice when they return to Raleigh on Jan. 14: Blindly accept the Obama administration’s impending energy regulations or pass legislation protecting North Carolina taxpayers until the White House can prove in federal court that its actions are […]

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 […]

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