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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 […]

Video from AFPF-AZ panel on American education

February 02, 2013 J,

Thanks to WesternFreePress.com for taping and posting videos from AFP Foundation Arizona’s January 28, 2013 forum on the future of education reform in America, our contribution to National School Choice Week. Video #1   http://youtu.be/XEQAh9Ct9EM Video #2   http://youtu.be/XPYoddd0E6Q Video #3   http://youtu.be/1VObc9lQgJY   Like this post? Chip in $5 to AFP.

AFP-Arizona op-ed against the ObamaCare Medicaid expansion

January 28, 2013 J,

Thanks to the Arizona Republic for printing AFP-Arizona director Tom Jenney’s op-ed on January 27 against the proposed Medicaid expansion under ObamaCare. Correction & Apology from Tom Jenney, posted 2 Feb 2013:  At this point, I believe that Rep. Heather Carter had (and has) no intention to use HB 2045 as the vehicle for the Medicaid […]