February 16, 2019

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Published Tuesday, June 7, 2016

On Tuesday, June 7, 2016, the Institute for Liberty and a coalition of national organizations submitted a letter to the City Council of Philadelphia voicing serious concerns with a proposed tax on sodas.  The text of that letter can be found HERE.

Published Thursday, May 19, 2016

The Institute for Liberty, along with five additional organizations, sent a letter to Rep. John Culberson regarding the Restoring America's Wire Act (RAWA).

Published Wednesday, May 18, 2016
EDUCATION EXPERTS, ECONOMISTS, AND MANY DEMOCRATS AGREE: PHILLY GROCERY TAX IS A TERRIBLE IDEA Mayor Jim Kenney (D-Philadelphia) is pushing a regressive beverage tax which targets his city’s poorest residents. The Mayor claims his tax will raise $400 million to fund myriad government programs, including universal Pre-K. The problem is the more»
Published Monday, March 28, 2016
Philly’s Grocery Tax Can’t Fund Universal Pre-K Jim Kenney (D-Philadelphia) promises to add universal pre-K to the city’s already distressed public schools. He made this promise knowing full well that the city is taxed to the max. Kenney’s solution is to levy a beverage tax – at a whopping 3 cents per ounce – on the more»
Published Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Philly Soda Tax Breaks the Rules and Hurts the Poor Mayor Jim Kenney (D-Philadelphia) has proposed a massive tax hike on the residents of his city. The soda tax, set at 3 cents an ounce, will be an added cost on top of the city’s existing 8 percent sales tax. Today, a 67-ounce bottle of Coke is $1.99. Kenney's soda tax would add $2.01 to the price, more»
Published Sunday, March 13, 2016

At the 2016 Conservative Political Action Conference, the Institute for Liberty circulated a petition, asking attendees to lend their voices to a call for Congress to return to regular order.

A copy of that petition can be found here!

Published Sunday, February 21, 2016

As HR 4100 continues to be discussed in the US House of Representatives, IFL has put together a backgrounder on the subject!



Published Thursday, February 4, 2016

IFL President Andrew Langer has a new piece in the American Spectator:

Cronyism and the Bureaucratic Reset Button

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