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American Rescue Plan One Year Later

The tone for historic levels of reckless spending was set early in the Biden Administration, the President signing his first...

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First Step Act Begins to Show Results

As we flip our calendars to the new year, we realize we’ve passed the midway point of the 2021-2022 Legislative...

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Americans Do Not Trust 'Human Infrastructure' Package

By Erica Jedynak and Ashley Klingensmith Federal lawmakers may have big dreams this fall to pass more multi-trillion-dollar spending packages,...

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Build Back Better Act: Myth Vs. Fact

As we approach Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s next self-imposed deadline of October 31st to get a vote on Infrastructure through her...

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AFP Making Progress in Fight Against Congressional Spending Spree

The Calendar turned to another month means missed deadline from congress on passing their sweeping bipartisan infrastructure and reconciliation bills. ...

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Health Care Reimagined Through Expanded Scope of Service

The COVID-19 pandemic, and the response of governments at all levels to it, has been a clarifying moment for many...

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Bipartisanship Isn't An Excuse for Bad Policy

Bipartisanship cannot be an excuse for bad policy.  Throughout the past month, we’ve heard members of both parties tout the...

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It's Time for Regulatory Relief

After taking office in early 2017, President Trump issued Executive Order 13,771, making headlines with its 2-for-1 requirement, mandating two...

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