Legislative Alerts

AFP Supports PTC Elimination Act

April 22, 2015J

Dear Congressmen Marchant: On behalf of more than 2.8 million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, I write in strong support of the Production Tax Credit (PTC) Elimination Act (HR 1901). American taxpayers have sadly seen little return for their forced investment in wind energy over the past decades. Coupled with other subsidies […]

Coalition to Congress: Let the Export-Import Bank Expire

Americans for Prosperity is proud to lead a coalition of organizations calling on Congress to let the Export-Import Bank expire. For too long the bank has benefited large, politically connected corporations at the expense of small and mid-size businesses. Furthermore, taxpayers are on the hook for the loans made by the bank who have a […]

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 […]