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Your Legislators: Heroes of the Taxpayer, or Heroes of BIG Government?

September 17, 2013 J,

The Arizona chapter of Americans for Prosperity is pleased to release its 2013 Legislative Scorecard, which is the 29th annual report card released by AFP-Arizona and the Arizona Federation of Taxpayers.  AFP-Arizona encourages activists to look at elected officials’ cumulative averages – for some Legislators, we have nine years of data, going back to 2005.  We also extend our [...]

Governor Brewer Puts Special Interests, ‘Free Money’ Ahead of the People’s Business

May 28, 2013 J,

News release: May 28, 2013 AFP-AZ: Governor Brewer Puts Special Interests, ‘Free Money’ Ahead of the People’s Business Governor has vetoed five bills in effort to force passage of Medicaid expansion. PHOENIX – Governor Jan Brewer announced recently that she would place a moratorium on signing any new bills into law until the state Legislature [...]

Are Your Elected Officials Friends of Big Government?

April 11, 2013

Here are links to the 2012 Legislative Scorecard from the Arizona chapter of Americans for Prosperity and to earlier scorecards. This year's Scorecard is the 28th annual report card released by AFP-Arizona, which was formerly the Arizona Federation of Taxpayers.

Medicaid Expansion Discussion on AZ Illustrated, March 15

March 18, 2013 J,

Thanks to AZ Illustrated’s Jim Nintzel for having AFP-Arizona director Tom Jenney on the show on March 15 to debate the proposed expansion of Medicaid (AHCCCS) in Arizona under ObamaCare.  Jenney debated Rep. Steve Farley (D-Tucson), TMC hospitalist Dr. Matt Heinz and Prof. Dave Wells of the Grand Canyon Institute. One small error:  Jenney said that [...]