Legislative Alerts

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 […]

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 […]

Kill the Death Tax

September 03, 2014J

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. […]