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.


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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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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