Congress


Feb 27, 2018

MEMO | “Not One Penny” In Tax Relief

The organization “Not One Penny” released a messaging memo intended to give Democrat lawmakers a roadmap to explain their opposition to tax reform, but instead shows the weakness of their arguments. The…

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Feb 23, 2018

Flashback: Democrats’ Support For Lowering Corporate Tax Rate

Hard-working taxpayers across the country have continued to feel the benefits of tax reform: higher paychecks, unexpected bonuses and new jobs. And yet, Democrats are still working relentlessly to distort the…

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Feb 22, 2018

MEMO | Ongoing Efforts to Obscure Benefits of Tax Reform Distort the Facts

In the wake of Congress passing sweeping tax reform legislation that increases the competitiveness of American companies, leading to more jobs and better wages for American workers, Democrats like Missouri Senator Claire…

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Feb 22, 2018

CNBC on Gas Tax: ‘If You Just Passed Tax Cuts, Why Are You Raising Prices on Consumers?’

‘Those numbers are kind of painful’ Attempts to increase the federal gas tax have long been rejected by lawmakers due to the disproportionate – or “regressive” – burden it would impose on lower-and…

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Feb 21, 2018

VIDEO | Top Obama Stimulus Salesman Back to Support Gas Tax Hike

LaHood: “We need a big pot of money” Arlington, VA — Pressed in a morning news interview on criticisms that a 25-cent gas tax hike is a regressive tax on the American…

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Feb 20, 2018

A New Option For Those Trapped Between Paying the High-Cost of Obamacare or Dropping Coverage Altogether

Arlington, VA – Today, the Trump administration proposed a new rule that would create a new choice for those trapped on Obamacare exchanges to purchase insurance plans that fit their needs at prices…

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Feb 20, 2018

REPORT: Every American Stands to Lose Under Unprecedented Gas Tax Increase

Pain at the pump felt greatest in Pennsylvania, California, Washington, Hawaii, New York, Michigan, Indiana, Florida, Connecticut and New Jersey Arlington, VA – Recent proposals to increase federal fuel taxes by as much…

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Feb 15, 2018

MEMO: How Work Requirements Help Lift People Out of Poverty And Preserve The Social Safety Net

From: Americans for Prosperity Director of Policy Akash Chougule and Freedom Partners Executive Vice President Nathan Nascimento Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018 To: Interested Parties Subject: Memo: How Work Requirements Help Lift…

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Feb 15, 2018

What They Are Saying: Unprecedented Gas Tax Hike Would Disproportionately Hurt the Most Vulnerable on the Heels of Historic Tax Relief

The Problem with Infrastructure Isn’t a Lack of Funds, It’s a Failure of Execution Arlington, VA — A 25-cent gas tax increase from 18.4 cents per gallon to 43…

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Feb 15, 2018

Secretary Chao: ‘Very Regressive’ Gas Tax Will ‘Impact on the Most Vulnerable Within Our Society’

President Trump yesterday “endorsed a 25-cent gas tax hike to pay for infrastructure,” according to reports. But the increase, which would mark the largest increase in the history of the gas…

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