AFP Disappointed Over Ayotte Support for Obama Admin. Energy Regs

October 28, 2015

Arlington, Va. — Americans for Prosperity responded with disappointment this week after Senator Kelly Ayotte and Governor Maggie Hassan announced they would each support the Obama administration’s sweeping, costly “Clean Power Plan” or CPP regulations.  Americans for Prosperity has consistently supported relief for the public from energy mandates like the so called “Clean Power Plan,” and […]

AFP Applauds House Committee for Reauthorizing DC Opportunity Scholarships

October 09, 2015

Arlington, Va. — Americans for Prosperity released the following statement from Senior Policy Fellow Peggy Venable, regarding today’s reauthorization of the Washington, D.C. school choice program known at the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program.  The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted to reauthorize the program this afternoon, teeing it up for a potential vote by the full […]

AFP: Members Right to be Frustrated with Ex-Im Procedural Gimmick

October 08, 2015

Arlington, Va. — Americans for Prosperity is echoing the frustration of many U.S. House lawmakers today, after a caucus meeting reportedly became contentious over the issue of reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank. According to The Hill, members expressed disappointment with Rep. Stephen Fincher, who is attempting to circumvent the committee process and revive the expired institution using […]

AFP Applauds Senate Cmte. for Opposing Toomey Amdmt.

October 01, 2015

Arlington, Va. — Americans for Prosperity is applauding the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee today for voting down an amendment to the crude oil export bill introduced by Senators Pat Toomey and Dianne Feinstein. The amendment would have ended one part of the Renewable Fuel Standard, the corn ethanol mandate, and Americans for Prosperity had […]

AFP to Congress: Don’t Bring Ex-Im Back from the Dead

September 30, 2015

Group plans major effort, accountability for those who abandon principles. Arlington, Va. — Americans for Prosperity announced today that any attempts by Congress to renew the Export-Import Bank’s charter will be met with staunch opposition from the group’s 2.7 million grassroots activists. The organization led the charge to let the bank’s charter expire, and a spokesman […]