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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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Dec 05, 2016

Ex-Im Rider Would be an Early Christmas for Lobbyists and Special Interests

Obama Administration Trying to Unleash Billions in Corporate Welfare Before Next President Takes Office Arlington, VA – With government funding set to expire at the end of this week, Congress is currently working…

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Jul 12, 2016

Opening the Floodgates to Corporate Welfare

Arlington, VA — Today the House Appropriations Committee adopted an amendment to the FY 2017 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill that, if passed into law, would open the floodgates to billions of…

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Apr 19, 2016

Freedom Partners Thanks Senator Shelby for Standing Against Corporate Welfare at the Ex-Im Bank

Arlington, VA — This week, Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce sent a letter to U.S. Senator Richard Shelby thanking him for his continued stand against corporate welfare at the Export-Import Bank…

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Mar 09, 2016

Freedom Partners Releases New Video Highlighting Sanders, Corporate Welfare

Arlington, VA — Ahead of tonight’s Democratic debate, Freedom Partners is releasing a new video, “Across The Board,” which highlights Bernie Sanders’ recent comments regarding the corporate welfare-driven Export-Import Bank…

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Feb 06, 2016

Moderators, Ask These 5 Questions Tonight

Arlington, VA — With the national debt recently surpassing $19 trillion, out-of-control government spending is top-of-mind for the millions of Americans suffering under the sluggish U.S. economy. Both…

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Jan 08, 2016

Obama Administration Still Mismanaging Billions of Taxpayer Dollars Under Obamacare

Arlington, VA — A report released by the Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General found that the federal government is unable to ensure that Obamacare subsidies are going to those…

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Dec 08, 2015

Keep the Ex-Im Vacancies

Arlington, VA — Special interests may have revived the Ex-Im Bank, but what the U.S. Senate does next will prove whether Ex-Im supporters’ “small business” rhetoric was nothing more than…

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Dec 02, 2015

We Will Continue Rooting Out Corporate Welfare

Arlington, VA — After months of back and forth, the once-dead Export-Import Bank is expected to be renewed for at least four years as part of the unrelated highway bill. The…

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Nov 12, 2015

GE Gets its Subsidies While Pennsylvanians Lose Their Jobs

Arlington, VA – The day after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to revive the Ex-Im Bank, GE announced another round of layoffs—this time 1,500 jobs in Erie, Penn…

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