12 October 2011 0 Comments

Rick Perry: Ethanol Subsidies and Mandates – Iowa – Gov. Press Release

Iowa farmers weren’t happy with the answer presidential candidate Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave them Saturday about an ethanol mandate that requires the petroleum industry to put the corn-based fuel in gas pumps. Governor Perry: Ethanol Mandate Harms Livestock, Food Industries Tuesday                                                     June 24, 2008 Washington, DC.   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Gov. Rick Perry, joined […]

31 August 2011 0 Comments

Ethanol: 3-fer: $.45 Tax Credit – $.54 Tariff and Mandates (10 to 15%)

“You can either subsidize [ethanol] or you can protect it or you can mandate that it be used. In this case we’re doing all three,” Ellis said. What Ellis refers to is that aside from the 45-cent per gallon tax credit, there is a 54-cent tariff on imported ethanol, a federal effort to thwart the […]

30 August 2011 0 Comments

Ethanol: Some Links of Interest Taxpayers for Common Sense and More

Taxpayers for Common Sense Coalition Letter Supporting Ending Wasteful $6 Billion Annual Ethanol Subsidy ACTION ALERT: Urge your Senators to Oppose Wasteful Ethanol Subsidies TCS Releases Report on Largest Ethanol Subsidy TCS and Panelists Brief Hill Staff on DoD and Deficit Reduction: Options for Significant Defense Savings TCS post in Blue Dog Research Forum’s “Point […]