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 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 […]