Legislative Alerts

AFP Applauds U.S. Senators Calling for Ex-Im Liquidation Plans

The Export Import Bank’s charter officially expired at midnight, leaving it unable to process or make any new loans. The expiration of the bank’s charter is a victory for taxpayers, whose hard earned dollars have gone to an institution that has long been a vehicle for corporate welfare and become increasingly mired in corruption scandals. […]

Coalition to Congress: Support the Ratepayer Protection Act

June 23, 2015J

Americans for Prosperity is proud to join a coalition in supporting the Ratepayer Protection Act (H.R. 2042). This legislation contains a number of provision that allow states to delay implementation of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan rule and will protect American ratepayers and energy consumers as states navigate the new regulation.

AFP Supports Rep. Rouzer’s Stop EPA Overregulation of Rural Americans Act

June 19, 2015J

Dear Representative Rouzer, On behalf of more than 2.8 million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, I applaud you for introducing the Stop EPA Overregulation of Rural Americans Act, which would repeal the Environmental Protection Agency’s recent finalized rule for new residential wood heaters. Excessive regulation by the EPA demonstrates controversial uses of […]

Coalition Letter in Opposition to Remote Transactions Parity Act

June 16, 2015

Americans for Prosperity is proud to join a coalition of organizations opposing Rep. Chaffetz’s Remote Transactions Parity Act. This legislation increases tax code complexity, compliance costs on small business and gives authorities vast tax jurisdiction on e-commerce. The coalition released the following letter to Congress urging members to oppose the Remote Transactions Parity Act.

AFP Supports Legislation To Repeal Transportation Alternatives Program

June 01, 2015J

Dear Representatives Johnson and Hartzler: On behalf of more than two million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, I write in support of your legislation that would repeal the Transportation Alternatives Program. The Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) dedicates federal gas tax dollars to inherently state and local projects, such as recreational trails, street […]