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PRESS RELEASE: American Opportunity Applauds Passage of Bonus Depreciation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11, 2014 Contact: Matt Missen Matt@AmericanOpportunity.org AMERICAN OPPORTUNITY APPLAUDS PASSAGE OF BONUS DEPRECIATION ALEXANDRIA, VA – American Opportunity applauds Representative Pat Tiberi (R-OH) for his leadership in passing legislation to make permanent the immediate expensing of 50% of new investments in equipment and software. The following is a statement by American […]

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What We’re Reading — July 11, 2014

President Obama will meet with business executives and small business suppliers to talk economy in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. Vice President Biden travels to Nashville to address the National Governers Association meeting. Biden will headline a fundraiser for the Democratic Governors Association and then head to Wilmington this evening. House meets at 9 a.m., […]

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What We’re Reading — July 10, 2014

President Obama attends a DNC fundraiser in Austin, Texas this morning before making remarks on the economy at The Paramount Theater. Obama will return to Washington this afternoon. Vice President Biden will meet with Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah II at the Naval Observatory this morning. Tonight, he addresses the Roosevelt Institute’s Distinguished Public Service Awards […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Extend Bonus Depreciation, Grow Jobs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 10, 2014 BUSINESS CRAVES CLARITY: PASS BONUS DEPRECIATION, GROW JOBS  ALEXANDRIA, VA – American Opportunity President and CEO, former Virginia Governor James Gilmore urges House and Senate members to pass H.R. 4718, Rep. Pat Tiberi’s bonus depreciation bill. The bill encourages economic growth, fosters job creation, and will increase wages. “The best […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Gilmore Condemns Hamas’ Continued Violence Against Israel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 Contact: Matt Missen Matt@AmericanOpportunity.org GOVERNOR JIM GILMORE CONDEMNS HAMAS VIOLENCE AGAINST ISRAEL ALEXANDRIA, VA – American Opportunity President, Governor Jim Gilmore issued the following statement regarding the ongoing violence between Israel and Hamas: “I deplore the kidnapping and murder of the Eyal Yifrach, Gilad Shaar, and Naftali Fraenkel […]

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What We’re Reading — July 9, 2014

President Obama spent Tuesday night playing pool in downtown Denver with Gov. John Hickenlooper (D). Today, Obama speaks on the economy, then attends a DSCC fundraiser in downtown Denver before departing for Dallas. In Texas, he will meet with local leaders, including Gov. Rick Perry (R), to discuss the situation on the border before attending […]

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What We’re Reading — July 8, 2014

President Obama will meet with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen at the White House to discuss the crisis in Ukraine. Obama will also host a reception for the diplomatic corps in the East Room before traveling to Denver this evening. Tomorrow, he hosts a fundraiser for Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO). President Obama penned an […]

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What We’re Reading — July 7, 2014

President Obama will formally ask Congress this week for additional funding to secure the border and deal with the flood of new immigrants pouring into the U.S., many of whom are minors. Obama will travel to Austin this week for a pair of DNC fundraisers, though he won’t visit the border. This afternoon, Obama welcomes […]

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What We’re Reading — July 2,2014

EDITOR’S NOTE: What We’re Reading is taking a break for the July Fourth holiday. We will return on Monday, July 7. President Obama will host top economists to discuss improved economic growth in the Old Family Dining Room at lunch today. Later, he meets with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew. Vice President Biden joins both meetings. […]

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What We’re Reading — July 1, 2014

President Obama will meet with his Cabinet this morning, and will deliver remarks this afternoon on the economy and transportation projects under the Key Bridge at Georgetown (DC) Waterfront Park. The House and Senate remain in recess for the 4th of July holiday. Israeli Forces Find Bodies of Three Kidnapped Teens The bodies of three […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Gilmore Statement on Hobby Lobby Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2014 Contact: Matt Missen Matt@AmericanOpportunity.org GOVERNOR JIM GILMORE: A HUGE WIN FOR RELIGIOUS LIBERTY ALEXANDRIA, VA – American Opportunity President and CEO, former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case: “Today’s decision to strike down Obamacare’s HHS contraception mandate ensures […]

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