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Consequences Obamacare Medicaid Expansion Would Have In Alaska

February 20, 2015

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Under the Supreme Court’s 2012 ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (AKA Obamacare) states were given the option to expand Medicaid coverage to able-bodied, working age, childless adults making below 138 percent of the federal poverty level. If the State of Alaska accepts Obamacare Medicaid expansion, the federal government has […]

Alaska’s Fiscal Challenge

February 19, 2015

*NOTE: Presentation posted with permission of Director and Professor of Economics, Gunnar Knapp, from the Institute of Social and Economic Research at University of Alaska Anchorage.  Views expressed in the presentation are those of the author and not Americans for Prosperity.

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AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY ALASKA URGES STATE LEGISLATURE TO SAY NO TO MEDICAID EXPANSION

March 18, 2015

ANCHORAGE — Americans for Prosperity Alaska, the state’s foremost group of grassroots activists has been extremely active in the fight against Medicaid expansion here in Alaska. Americans for Prosperity – Alaska State Director, Jeremy Price, released the following statement after Governor Bill Walker doubled down on the Obamacare Medicaid expansion by submitting a stand-alone bill […]

AFP ALASKA STATE DIRECTOR HITS ADMINISTRATION’S LIMITS ON OIL AND GAS EXPLORATION

March 11, 2015

JUNEAU — Last week, Americans for Prosperity Alaska State Director, Jeremy Price, wrote an article claiming the administration’s choice to limit gas and oil exploration is hurting Alaska. Read the article HERE: http://bit.ly/1zVehwp Jeremy’s commentary is just the latest in an effort to promote economic prosperity in Alaska. AFP Alaska has been active in promoting small […]

AFP URGES ALASKANS TO TELL BERKOWITZ TO SUPPORT ECONOMIC FREEDOM

February 11, 2015

ANCHORAGE — Today Americans for Prosperity Alaska, the state’s largest group of grassroots activists advocating for economic freedom, released the following statement concerning the importance of educating Alaskans on the benefits of free market policies and economic competitiveness as it relates to the failed record of Ethan Berkowitz. State Director, Jeremy Price said, “Mr. Berkowitz is known for […]

AFP Alaska Unveils 2015 Legislative Agenda

February 11, 2015

Group’s grassroots plan to fight burdensome EPA regs, press for school choice. ANCHORAGE – Americans for Prosperity Alaska unveiled its 2015 state legislative priorities today. This year, the group plans to continue expanding its operations in order hold lawmakers accountable and promote policies that further economic freedom and fiscal responsibility. View the complete agenda here: http://bit.ly/1APNgAt AFP-Alaska State Director […]

AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY ALASKA SEES LITTLE HOPE FOR ECONOMIC FREEDOM IN PRESIDENT’S STATE OF THE UNION

January 20, 2015

JUNEAU — In tonight’s State of the Union address many heard the same old rhetoric from President Obama. Americans for Prosperity Alaska, the state’s largest group of grassroots advocates for economic freedom, finds much fault in the President’s speech. AFP Alaska state director Jeremy Price released the following statement: “We have heard these promises before; yet, every year we see […]

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