Legislative Alerts

AFP Supports the Energy Freedom and Economic Prosperity Act

January 22, 2015J

Dear Representative Pompeo On behalf of more than 2.5 million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, I write in strong support of your proposed legislation that would end all energy subsidies and tax credits, across the board. The Energy Freedom and Economic Prosperity Act would end all carve outs and giveaways to expensive […]

AFP Supports Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act

January 15, 2015J

Dear Representative Pompeo, On behalf of more than two million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, I write to offer our strong support for your legislation. This bill would help expedite the permitting process for natural gas pipelines. In its current form, the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act (H.R. 161) would speed up the […]

AFP Supports Legislation Ending Risk Corridors

January 13, 2015J

Dear Senator Rubio and Representative Harris: On behalf of more than two million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, I write in strong support of your proposed legislation to eliminate section 1342 of President’s health care law, the “risk corridor” provision. The Obamacare Bailout Prevention Act (S. 132 and H.R. 221), would revoke […]

Special interest Handouts No Substitute for Real Tax Reform

December 05, 2014J,

This week, while most Americans were enjoying leftover turkey and mashed potatoes, Members of the House of Representatives quietly voted to add $45 billion to the already staggering $18 trillion national debt. With little debate, and by an overwhelming margin, Democrat and Republican lawmakers voted to approve the so-called “tax extenders” package, a conglomeration of taxpayer handouts to everyone from the politically-connected wind industry and well-heeled Hollywood film studios to Puerto Rican and Virgin Islands rum manufacturers. In other words, exactly the kind of “bipartisanship” that taxpayers don’t need and can’t afford.