Legislative Alerts

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 […]

AFP Supports Rep. Roskam’s Fair Treatment for All Donations Act (H.R. 1104)

March 12, 2015J

Dear Representative Roskam: On behalf of more than 2.8 million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, I write in strong support of the Fair Treatment for All Donations Act (H.R. 1104). Your legislation would prohibit the IRS from selectively applying the federal gift tax to contributions to certain tax-exempt organizations. In 2011, the […]