AFP-NC announces opposition to H.B. 117, N.C. Competes

February 25, 2015J,

Anti-tax group calls bill a ‘wealth transfer’ RALEIGH, NC – Americans for Prosperity North Carolina, the state’s leading advocate for economic freedom, responded critically Wednesday to the filing of House Bill 117, N.C. Competes.  State Director Donald Bryson issued the following statement: “Hours before House Bill 117 was filed, House Finance Committee staff testified that […]

AFP Reacts to NC Senate Gas Tax Proposal

‘Appears to be a bait-and-switch’ Raleigh, NC –  Americans for Prosperity, North Carolina’s leading advocate for economic freedom, issued a statement in regards to today’s state Senate Finance Committee vote on a gas tax proposal as part of Senate Bill 20. “The gas tax portion of this bill appears to be a bait-and-switch on taxpayers,” said […]

Tell Gov. McCrory to Oppose Obamacare Expansion

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 […]

Tell the NC House to Oppose Corporate Welfare!

August 18, 2014J,

Members of the State House need to reject new corporate welfare programs, and special interest tax carve outs, by voting against House Bill 1224. House Bill 1224 contains several provisions that significantly decrease economic freedom for North Carolina taxpayers. These provisions include: A new “Jobs Catalyst” fund that will allow the Department of Commerce to […]

Increase the Opportunity Scholarship Cap!

In North Carolina, Opportunity Scholarships are capped to allow only 2,400 students to receive the scholarships. Over 5,500 students applied last year, resulting in a lottery to determine who will have the good fortune to attend a better school. Rather than allocate a good education by the luck of the lottery draw, the General Assembly should […]