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Americans Will Work Almost Four Months Just to Pay for Government

April 01, 2015

By Akash Chougule This week, the nonpartisan Tax Foundation announced 2015 “Tax Freedom Day,” the day on which the American people have earned enough money to pay off their total tax burden. This year, America will work until April 24 – 114 days into the year – just to pay for the government. In total, […]

Prosperity Podcast 5: Export-Import Bank

March 19, 2015

With the weather finally heating up so has the debate about the controversial Export-Import Bank. With time ticking towards the banks demise lobbyists have been out in full force pushing for re-authorization. Should Congress let this 80 year old government institution expire? Here to discuss with host Chrissy Harbin Hanson is Americans for Prosperity policy […]

Prosperity Podcast 4: Right to Work in Wisconsin

March 04, 2015

Something extraordinary is happening in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin legislature has convened what is known as “extraordinary session” in order to pass right-to-work legislation. What is right-to-work and how do such laws increase freedom and prosperity? How have AFP activists been involved in supporting this historic legislation? Joining the Prosperity Podcast is Wisconsin State Director David […]

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 […]