Press Releases

Generation Opportunity Endorses the SAFE Justice Act

(WASHINGTON) – Generation Opportunity today announced its endorsement of the Safe, Accountable, Fair, and Effective (SAFE) Justice Act, which was recently introduced by Congressmen Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) and Bobby Scott (D-Va.). The overarching intent of this criminal justice reform bill is to decrease the federal prison population. Generation Opportunity President Andrew Clark issued the following statement:

Generation Opportunity Statement on King v. Burwell Decision

Washington, DC – (6/25/2015) – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in the case of King v. Burwell. In a 6-3 decision, the Court concluded the law was written with the intent of providing subsidies to individuals who purchased plans through the federal exchange.

Groups Unite in Opposition to Remote Transactions Parity Act

Washington, DC – (6/16/15) – On the heels of the failed Marketplace Fairness Act, Rep. Chaffetz (D-UT) has introduced the Remote Transactions Parity Act (RTPA) which would erode limits on state tax-collection authority, damaging and discouraging interstate commerce. In a thinly-veiled attempt to hurt online businesses in the name of helping brick-and-mortar stores, the RTPA removes a physical presence standard that protects a state’s citizens from out-of-state collectors. In doing so, this legislation creates a slippery slope for state governments to tax businesses beyond their borders, hurting businesses on- and off-line.