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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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Feb 14, 2018

Freedom Partners & AFP: No Gas Tax Increase

Arlington, VA – Responding to an Axios report that President Trump today “endorsed a 25-cent gas tax hike to pay for infrastructure,” Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce and Americans for Prosperity repeated…

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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 09, 2018

Smarter Spending, Protecting Taxpayers & Reducing Regulatory Gridlock Critical for Maintaining & Modernizing Infrastructure

Arlington, VA — As Congress and the administration continue the effort of updating and expanding our nation’s roads, bridges, airports and waterways, Americans for Prosperity and Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce today…

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Feb 05, 2018

Tax Reform Keeps Working: Lowe’s, Hostess Brands, Cigna, UPS & Best Buy Reward Workers – Exxon to Invest Additional $35 Billion in U.S.

The Department of Labor issued a report last week announcing historically low unemployment levels helping to fuel some of the highest worker wages in nearly a decade. But these figures only account…

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Feb 05, 2018

VIDEO | It’s Working in Ohio: Higher Wages, More Jobs, Greater Opportunity

“We’re going to cut taxes for the middle class, make the tax code simpler and more fair for everyday Americans, and we are going to bring back the jobs and wealth…

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Feb 02, 2018

A Once Bankrupt Company, Hostess Brands Rises to Award Thousand-Dollar Employee Bonuses – Crediting Tax Reform Claire McCaskill Tried to Stop

Arlington, VA — Kansas City-based Hostess Brands Inc. is providing its employees one-time payments of $1,250, comprised of a $750 cash bonus and $500 in the form of a 401…

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Jan 31, 2018

Year-Over-Year Private-Sector Wages Match Nine-Year High as Tax Reform Energizes Economy

More Americans are working, and they’re earning better wages than they have in years. According to Wednesday’s Labor Department report, historically low unemployment levels could be prompting businesses to raise…

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Jan 24, 2018

VIDEO | Disney & Starbucks Employees Among Latest Set to Benefit Under Pro-Growth Tax Law

The “happiest place on Earth” could be getting even happier with thousands of Disney employees expecting bigger paychecks as a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act recently signed into law…

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