Op-Ed

Combating Corporate Welfare


Jun 29, 2016

Freedom Partners Senior Policy Advisor Andy Koenig explains in a June 28 USA Today op-ed why the U.S. Senate’s decision to withhold approval of an Ex-Im Bank board…

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Apr 25, 2016

Eliminating All Subsidies is the First Step Towards Tax Reform

Senior Policy Advisor Andy Koenig wrote about the need to eliminate all tax breaks in Investor’s Business Daily. No Room for Corporate Welfare Carry-Ons Washington (almost) did it again. That…

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Feb 11, 2016

Get Rid of all Energy Subsidies, not Just Ethanol, Wind and Solar

Freedom Partners Policy Advisor Andy Koenig explains in an Investor’s Business Daily op-ed why it’s time to get rid of all energy subsidies.  Washington politicians love giving preferential treatment…

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Jan 25, 2016

End the Renewable Fuel Standard

The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is a blatant handout to the powerful corn lobby at the expense of American families. Read Freedom Partners Senior Policy Advisor Andy Koenig’s op-ed in…

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Nov 23, 2015

Tax Extenders: An Ill-Conceived Washington Tradition

Congress will soon consider a package of tax extenders that mostly helps the wealthy and well-connected.  Freedom Partners President Marc Short and Senior Policy Adviser Andy Koenig explain why that’s…

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Sep 25, 2015

Davis-Bacon: A Disgraceful Labor Law Ripe for Repeal

Freedom Partners Senior Policy Adviser Andy Koenig explains in today’s edition of The Wall Street Journal why it’s time to repeal the Davis-Bacon Act, an 84-year-old law…

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Jul 31, 2015

Success Shouldn’t Depend on Government Favors

“When politicians and bureaucrats try to direct the economy from their desks, they give well-connected companies endless opportunities to tilt the playing field in their own favor,” wrote Chris Rufer, founder…

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