Wisconsin’s Foxconn Deal Illustrates the Dangers of Corporate Welfare

Corporate welfare undermines the economic liberties of individuals, entrepreneurs and innovators by creating a two-tiered society where the government creates a special set of rules and benefits for favored companies. Recently released documents obtained from a Wisconsin Public Records Request reveal that while many of Foxconn’s tax incentives are tied […]

Cause of Action Institute Files Lawsuit Against Commerce Department for Failing to Release Tariff Exemption Material & Information

Washington, D.C. (Oct. 18, 2018) – Cause of Action Institute (CoA Institute), a government watchdog organization, today filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Commerce for failing to turn over public documents related to trade tariffs and tariff exemptions. CoA Institute first launched the investigation into the tariff exemption […]

Bankrupt: Terry McAuliffe’s Crony Green Energy Venture Folds

There has been yet another development in the saga of GreenTech Automotive—the “green energy” car company that sought to profit from its ties to former Virginia Governor Terry McAullife, Chinese businessman Charles Wang, and Secretary Hillary Clinton’s brother, Anthony Rodham.  According to papers filed in federal court last month, GreenTech […]

Lawsuit against McAuliffe, GreenTech Automotive is long overdue

Ryan P. Mulvey: Lawsuit against McAuliffe, GreenTech Automotive is long overdue It was always too good to be true. Nearly ten years ago, when Terry McAuliffe teamed up with Chinese businessman Charles Wang to start GreenTech Automotive — and hired Hillary Clinton’s brother, Anthony Rodham, to sell the “green energy” […]

EB-5 “Cash-for-Visa” Investors Sue Casino Project Linked to Former Senator Harry Reid

According to the Los Angeles Times, “[s]ixty Chinese investors,” who participated in the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program, have sued the developers and managers behind the SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino for failure to deliver on “promised green cards.”  According to the investors’ lawsuit, the hotel redevelopment project has “not […]

Coal Subsidies: Just As Bad As Green Energy Subsidies

Republicans promote the free market rhetorically, but in crafting policy, all too often they jump ship and support corporate subsidies for favored industries. For example: coal subsidies. President Donald Trump followed that well-worn path last month when he called for coal subsidies that would cost American taxpayers an estimated $10.6 […]

Cause of Action Institute Applauds AG Sessions’ Termination of Settlement Fund Payouts to Third-Party Groups

Cause of Action Institute (“CoA Institute”) applauds Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ prohibition on settlement agreements that include a payment or loan to non-governmental entities that are not parties to the dispute. On June 5, 2017, AG Sessions issued a memorandum entitled “Prohibition on Settlement Payments to Third Parties” to senior […]