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.

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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Dec 16, 2017

Advancing a Historic Achievement for American Competitiveness & Prosperity

Arlington, VA — Lawmakers working to reconcile differences between separate versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed by the House and Senate have reached an agreement on final legislation. The package…

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Dec 08, 2017

Americans Deserve Much Better Than the Global Average from Tax Reform

Adherence to the unified framework’s promise of a 20 percent rate is critical to make U.S. businesses more competitive Arlington, VA — Not long after the U.S. Senate took an…

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Dec 06, 2017

Make America Competitive with Lower Rates, Not a New Consumer Tax

One of the key principles of tax reform that Freedom Partners has been advocating early-on in the debate is that it should not impose any new burdens on taxpayers. Throughout the…

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Dec 04, 2017

Congress Should Hold Firm Against All Corporate Welfare – Including Special Breaks for Nuclear, Fossil Fuels

Arlington, VA – As Congress moves ahead on historic tax reform, Freedom Partners continues to urge lawmakers to hold firm against a final push by lobbyists and special interests to secure additional credits…

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Nov 16, 2017

House Delivers on Opportunity for Pro-Growth Tax Reform — Now It’s Up to the Senate to Follow Suit

Arlington, VA — The U.S. House of Representatives today voted to pass The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (H.R. 1), legislation to enact a simpler and fairer tax code…

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Nov 15, 2017

Wisconsin Working Families Pay Millions of Dollars for the Privilege of Not Buying Obamacare – Tammy Baldwin Wants to Keep It That Way

Arlington, VA – Senator Tammy Baldwin has been making life more difficult for the people of Wisconsin at every step of her public career – supporting a billion dollars in higher taxes for Dane…

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Nov 14, 2017

Freedom Partners & AFP: Reject Corporate Welfare in Amendments to Senate Tax Reform Bill

Arlington, VA – Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce and Americans for Prosperity (AFP) today sent a letter to Senate Finance Committee chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) reaffirming their support for the Senate’s…

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Nov 13, 2017

VIDEO | Senator Baldwin Says She Should Be Judged on Her Record – Be Careful What You Wish for

Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin opposes the unified plan for tax reform proposed by the Trump administration and key lawmakers, saying it doesn’t do enough to help the middle class. But the…

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