Whatever one's opinion of electric automobiles, all reasonable people can agree that the federal government…
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Time to End the Federal Government's Wasteful Electric Car Tax Subsidy Program

Whatever one's opinion of electric automobiles, all reasonable people can agree that the federal government shouldn't be wasting billions of dollars to pick winners and losers in a functioning market.

That's especially true when nearly 80% of the federal subsidies go to households earning over six figures, making it essentially a regressive tax in addition to wasteful spending and a market distortion.

But that's precisely what the existing federal electric vehicle tax credit does.  In 2008, President George W. Bush signed into law a bill passed by the Nancy Pelosi/Chuck Schumer Congress to provide $7,500 tax credits for the purchase of electric cars.  Shortly thereafter, Barack Obama extended that credit to cover the first 200,000 electric autos sold by any and all car manufacturers…[more]

February 22, 2019 • 06:25 pm

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CFIF President Jeff Mazzella Applauds FCC Vote to Free Up Mid-Band Spectrum, Which Helps to Ensure the U.S. Remains 5G Ready Print E-mail
Thursday, July 12 2018

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to expand flexible use of the 3.7 to 4.2 GHz spectrum band as part of its ongoing efforts to encourage U.S. leadership in the next generation of wireless services, including 5G.  In response, Center for Individual Freedom (CFIF) President Jeff Mazzella issued the following statement:

"FCC action to make spectrum in the 3.7-4.2 GHz band available for mobile use underscores the importance of mid-band spectrum to making America #5gReady. With today’s vote, along with ongoing efforts to streamline infrastructure policy, the FCC is making great progress that will help pave the way for tremendous economic and technological expansion."    

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