Legislative Alerts

AFP: Shame on NC House for Increasing Corporate Welfare

March 04, 2015J,

HB 177 increases taxpayer handouts to businesses by $15 million RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity wasted no time today calling out representatives who voted for House Bill 177 on second reading today, which increases the state’s corporate welfare slush funds by $15 million. The bill, which passed 87-32, renames and increases funding for the Job Development Investment Grants (JDIG). […]

AFP-NC Urges House Finance Committee to Oppose H.B. 117

March 02, 2015J,

RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity – North Carolina’s leading advocate for economic freedom – sent a letter Monday to members of the N.C. House Finance Committee urging them to oppose H.B. 117 “N.C. Competes Act.” State Director Donald Bryson signed the following letter: Members of the N.C. House of Representatives: I write to inform you […]

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 Applauds State House on Passage of Eminent Domain Amendment

February 10, 2015J

House Bill 3 passes on bipartisan 113-5 vote RALEIGH –  The N.C. House of Representatives passed H.B. 3 Eminent Domain today, a bill to amend the state constitution with property protection guarantees for private citizens.  Americans for Prosperity North Carolina State Director Donald Bryson issued the following statement of support: “It’s beyond explanation that North […]

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 […]