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.

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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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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