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.


Dec 07, 2018

Coalition to Congress: Put an End to Tax Extenders

Arlington, VA – Americans for Prosperity joined a coalition of organizations spanning the political spectrum that wants Congress to put an end to corporate welfare in the form of temporary tax extenders. The…

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Nov 14, 2018

Freedom Partners and AFP: Government Handouts Are the Wrong Approach

Arlington, VA – Following reports of hundreds of millions of dollars in corporate handouts to Amazon, Americans for Prosperity and Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce issued a joint statement highlighting the negative impact…

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Nov 01, 2018

Lawmakers Look to Expand Electric Vehicle Subsidy, But Americans Want it Gone

Purchasing an electric vehicle (EV) in the United States comes with a tax credit. Buyers can file for the non-refundable credit with their tax return and get up to $7,500…

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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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