The effort by Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Wichita, to end tax breaks and subsidies for alternative energy while lowering the corporate tax rate recently gained some heft when House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., signed on as a sponsor to Pompeo’s Energy Freedom and Economic Prosperity Act. Writing in the Washington Times, Americans for Tax Reform’s Christopher Prandoni also endorsed Pompeo’s approach as he criticized a bill sought by T. Boone Pickens to benefit natural-gas vehicles and fueling stations: “Conservatives looking to clean up America’s energy market and tax code should follow Mr. Pompeo’s lead.”
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