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AFP Kicks Off Summer Driving Season by Urging Congress to Hit the Brakes on a Federal

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AFP Kicks Off Summer Driving Season by Urging Congress to Hit the Brakes on a Federal

05.21.19 09:21 AM

Arlington, Va. *Americans for Prosperity (AFP) today announced a new grassroots effort urging Congress to focus on comprehensive reforms to prioritize financing on roads and bridges of national importance and streamline regulation and permitting processes rather than considering any increases to the federal gas tax. The campaign comes as the White House and congressional leaders meet this week to discuss funding mechanisms for a proposed $2 trillion infrastructure package and as American families hit the road for the unofficial start of summer. Beginning today and running through the Memorial Day congressional recess, AFP will engage in*a*digital and direct mail effort combined with on-the-ground events hosted by AFP grassroots state chapters at local gas stations where a limited number of drivers will be treated to tax-free gas on a first come, first serve basis. The events will connect gas-buyers with the reality that nearly 30 cents of every federal gas tax dollar is wasted on pet projects that have nothing to do with building*roads and bridges. The direct mail and digital effort targets lawmakers across the ideological spectrum who sit on key committees, urging them to oppose any effort to hike the*federal gas tax without first fixing the current system. View […]

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