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Obama’s FCC Votes to Break the Internet and Undermine States’ Rights

February 26, 2015

By Kuper Jones Today the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted on two measures that will result in the federal agency acting with unprecedented authority –a trend among President Obama’s agencies. The first vote was on the issue of municipal broadband or networks owned by local governments. The majority of municipal networks across the country have […]

Americans for Prosperity Calls on Representatives to End Export-Import Bank

February 23, 2015

Dear Representative: On behalf of more than two million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, we write to express our strong opposition to efforts to reauthorize of the Export Import Bank (Ex-Im). While we were pleased that lawmakers rejected a long-term authorization of this flawed institution during the last Congress, we were disappointed […]

Prosperity Podcast #3: Keystone XL Pipeline

February 13, 2015

After 6 long years and thousands of hours of debate it’s finally happened: approval for the Keystone XL pipeline has passed both the House and Senate! Despite this good news for the American economy, President Obama has threatened a veto. What will ultimately happen to this legislation and how can AFP activists get involved in […]

January Jobs Report Shows Promising Signs But Concerns Remain

February 10, 2015

Friday the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its monthly jobs report for January 2015. While the report indicates the economy is heading in the right direction the American economy still has a ways to go on the road to recovery. A large number of Americans are still economically insecure and feel the impact of a fragile job market, stagnant wages, and rising costs. More is needed to be done to improve the economy, especially for hard-working middle-class families.

Time for Detour on Antiquated Car Dealer Protection Laws

February 06, 2015

America has had a long love affair with the automobile from the Model T to the Mustang. While there has been amazing innovation over the last century in the quality of our cars, the method American’s have purchased vehicles has remained relatively stagnant. With the internet age in full swing, consumers are used to purchasing products directly from manufactures with the click of a button. Unfortunately due to antiquated laws, automobile manufacturers, such as Tesla have been restricted from bringing the process of car buying into the 21st century.