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AFP Foundation sends letter urging House Committee to hold Biden Administration Bureaucrats Accountable for Energy Permitting Reform

By Thomas Kimbrell May 17, 2024 | The House Committee on Natural Resources held an oversight hearing yesterday titled “Examining the Council on Environmental Quality Fiscal Year 2025 Budget Request and Related Policy Matters.”  CEQ Chairwoman Brenda Mallory testified before the full committee. On May 1, CEQ issued a final rulemaking for the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Implementing…

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Have you heard of these cases before the Supreme Court? Here’s why they should matter to you

UPDATE: On 5/30/2024, in a win for the First Amendment, the Supreme Court unanimously decided in NRA v. Vullo that government officials cannot pressure or otherwise coerce organizations to terminate certain business relationships when doing so infringes the First Amendment rights of the third party. This Supreme Court term has been full of high-profile cases….

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AFP Foundation files comment opposing Biden Administration’s unconstitutional actions on student loans

By Michael Pepson May 13, 2024 | Today, Americans for Prosperity Foundation filed a comment opposing the Department of Education’s proposal to use a provision of the Higher Education Act of 1965 that authorizes it to “compromise” on or “waive” student debt on case-by-case basis for a limited subset loans to mass cancel broad swaths…

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Americans for Prosperity Foundation Opens Investigation into Biden Administration’s Onerous Energy Permitting Regulations

May 10, 2024 | Today Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFP Foundation) filed FOIA requests seeking records on the Council of Environmental Quality’s recent overreaching revisions to energy permitting regulations. Last May, Congress passed amendments to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) as part of the Fiscal Responsibility Act. The amendments were meant to streamline the…

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Kevin Schmidt in RealClearPolitics: Why Is DHS Keeping ‘Disinformation’ Regulation Docs Secret?

Read the op-ed. My organization, Americans for Prosperity Foundation, has spent the same two years fighting DHS for documents on the federal board Jankowicz managed. We’re filing a second lawsuit under the Freedom of Information Act to fight continued government stonewalling of our requests. Thus far, DHS has refused to provide unredacted versions of documents that outline its purported authorities to regulate disinformation. Nor…

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Congress, not bureaucrats, should make federal criminal law

By Michael Pepson Would it surprise you to know that Congress has granted the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) unfettered power to write its own criminal code governing one-tenth of the land in the United States? A Nevada federal court ruled that Congress unconstitutionally transferred its legislative power to write crimes to the BLM. Last…

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AFP Foundation Files Suit for Documents on Shutting Down Development in the NPR-A 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 30, 2024                                                         CONTACT: Caitlin Gallagher, cgallagher@standtogether.org ANCHORAGE, AK — Today, Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFP Foundation) filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) complaint after…

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Americans for Prosperity Foundation Unveils New Report Analyzing Civil Asset Forfeiture Data in Kansas

TOPEKA, KS – Today Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFPF) released an updated report analyzing civil asset forfeiture data in Kansas. The report follows a U.S. District Court’s judge’s recent opinion accusing the Kansas Highway Patrol of “waging war” on motorists. The court ruled unconstitutional the “Kansas Two Step,” a technique the Kansas Highway Patrol had…

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