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AFP Foundation Sues Biden Administration for Public Records Relating to Overreaching Energy Permitting Regulations

Arlington, Va. – Americans for Prosperity Foundation today filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) complaint seeking information on the Council of Environmental Quality’s (CEQ) recent overreaching revisions to energy permitting regulations that will cause delays and drive up the costs of badly needed energy projects. Click here to view the complaint. In May, AFP Foundation launched…

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NetChoice and the “Informational Interest”: Can the Government Ensure You Listen to the Right Message?

The Supreme Court’s decision in NetChoice v. Moody, the much-anticipated challenge to Texas’s regulation of social media companies, was not the barnburner many had anticipated. Instead of deciding the First Amendment question directly, the Court found that neither lower court did the proper facial analysis, meaning they must not only find a First Amendment violation…

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Americans for Prosperity Foundation releases summary of engagement for Supreme Court October 2023 term

Arlington, VA – Americans for Prosperity Foundation today released a report of its amicus engagement during the October 2023 Supreme Court term.  AFPF Chief Policy Counsel James Valvo said: This term the Supreme Court upheld protections for free expression, ruling the government cannot coerce companies to stop doing business with organizations based on their speech. The…

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New Report Reveals How the Department of the Interior Undermines Transparency

AFP Foundation released a report revealing the Interior Department’s disturbing pattern of undermining transparency and accountability.

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Rep. Obernolte Questions Secretary Raimondo on Abuse of the DPA 

Sec. Raimondo ignores that the purpose of the DPA is to increase domestic production to combat a shortfall of critical defense articles.

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Kevin Schmidt on the Brian Thomas Morning Show Discussing Medicaid Improper Payments

How a FOIA lawsuit against the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services forced the release of state-specific Medicaid improper payment rates.

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AFP Foundation letter to Senate committee: the president’s emergency powers should be for emergencies only

By Thomas Kimbrell and Kevin Schmidt May 23, 2024 | The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) held a hearing yesterday titled “Restoring Congressional Oversight Over Emergency Powers; Exploring Options to Reform the National Emergencies Act.” AFP Foundation sent a letter to the Committee describing the problematic implications of the president’s effectively unlimited executive powers…

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