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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 […]