Combating Corporate Welfare

Corporate welfare is one of the greatest threats to a fair and free economy.

When the government picks winners and losers and awards favors to politically connected businesses, it undermines competition and gives politicians and businesspeople an incentive to engage in corruption and kickbacks.

Ending this broken system will lead to economic progress and increasing prosperity that benefits everyone.


Jun 08, 2018

Trump Administration Should Find Market Solutions Instead of Offering Corporate Welfare

Recently, it was reported that the Trump administration instructed Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry to prevent the retirement of certain unprofitable coal and nuclear plants using the Department of Energy…

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May 30, 2018

Tesla, Huge Utilities Demand Corporate Welfare from Federal Court

Should the federal government really be in the business of making cars more expensive? That’s the crux of a lawsuit intended to stop President Trump’s regulatory relief agenda. Despite a…

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May 03, 2018

AFP and Freedom Partners Announce Opposition to Farm Bill in Joint Letter

Arlington, VA – Americans for Prosperity and Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce today sent a letter to Congress detailing  the organizations’ opposition to H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018…

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May 01, 2018

Freedom Partners Blasts Export-Import Bank’s Proposed Revival

Arlington, VA – In the wake of a new push by Senate Democrats to kick-start the Export-Import Bank, Freedom Partners today renewed its call to abolish the agency as the epitome…

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Apr 12, 2018

Freedom Partners Statement: Export-Import Bank Revival a Bad Idea

Arlington, VA – Freedom Partners Executive Vice President Nathan Nascimento issued the following statement today in response to recent comments by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that “the president is very interested in reopening…

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Mar 14, 2018

Defend Historic Tax Reform by Rejecting Corporate Welfare in All Forms, Starting with Tax Extenders

In an article entitled “Special interest groups to defend favorite tax breaks,” the Washington Examiner writes that “[r]epresentatives from a wide range of industries are set to appear before a House…

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Feb 14, 2018

Freedom Partners Statement: No Justification for Obamacare Bailouts

Arlington, VA – Freedom Partners Executive Vice President Nathan Nascimento responded today to calls by the Trump administration in their newly released budget for the reinstatement of funding for cost sharing subsidies (CSRs…

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Feb 06, 2018

Congress Should Continue to Resist Efforts to Undermine Historic Tax Reform by Adding Corporate Welfare to Government Spending Bill

Expired Tax Carve Outs for Special Interests Threaten Simpler, Fairer & More Competitive Tax Code Arlington, VA — As Congress debates the details of must-pass spending legislation this week, Freedom Partners Chamber…

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Jan 17, 2018

Freedom Partners & AFP Join to Stop Corporate Welfare from Undermining Historic Tax Reform – First Major Test

Tax Carve Outs for Special Interests Threaten to Undermine Simpler & Fairer Tax Code Less than One Month Old Arlington, VA — Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce and Americans for Prosperity today joined…

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Dec 27, 2017

A Look Back on 2017 & Look Forward to 2018

As we prepare to ring in the New Year with celebration, we’d like to take a minute to reflect on the past year and our work with the administration and Congress…

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