Legislative Alerts

AFP Supports RFS Repeal, Not Reform

April 20, 2015J

Dear Senators: On behalf of more than two million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, I write to express our opposition to S. 577, Senator Toomey and Feinstein’s proposed Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. While this bill would reform the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) by eliminating the ethanol mandate, it sidesteps the big […]

AFP Supports Ratepayer Protection Act

April 14, 2015J

Dear Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield: On behalf of more than two million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, I write in support of the Ratepayer Protection Act. As introduced, your legislation includes a number of provisions to empower states and protect American ratepayers and energy consumers as they navigate the […]

Coalition to Congress: Repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard

March 23, 2015J

Americans for Prosperity is proud to join a coalition calling on Congress to end the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The RFS, which mandates that certain amounts of ethanol be blended with gasoline, has long been harmful and leaves taxpayers with higher fuel costs and food prices. The market, not the government should determine how much […]

AFP Supports Rep. Brady’s Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015 (H.R. 1105)

March 13, 2015J

Dear Congressman Brady: On behalf of more than two million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, I write in support of the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015 (H.R. 1105). Your legislation would amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the estate tax. As you know, the lifeblood of the American […]

AFP Opposes Marketplace Fairness Act

March 13, 2015J

Dear Senator Enzi: On behalf of more than two million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, I write in opposition of the so-called Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) of 2015. Your legislation would force out of state retailers to collect sales taxes for online purchases and mandate burdensome legislative action by the states. At […]