{{ AFP National Site
s

Newsroom

Newsroom

What is CFCO?

July 24, 2014 J,

Are you ready for more ObamaCare in Arkansas?  It’s coming. A long-term care reform effort called Community First Choice Option (CFCO), a program part of President Obama’s Health Care law, which is designed to help infirm people stay in their homes to received care, as opposed to going into institutional care‎.  A concept most of [...]

No Climate Tax Pledge

July 23, 2014 J,

We don’t believe it is appropriate to hide tax hikes in any legislation dealing with the environment or further regulations. These potential bills should be revenue neutral, holding taxpayers harmless by offsetting every dollar of revenue raised through environmental taxes and regulations with tax cuts. Lawmakers and candidates that talk about this same philosophy will [...]

Tax Payer Protection Pledge

July 23, 2014 J,

We are excited to once again utilize Americans for Tax Reform’s (ATR) Taxpayer Protection Pledge. This ATR Pledge debuted with the endorsement of President Ronald Reagan in 1986. It is valuable for people seeking public office. By signing this pledge, candidates and elected officials demonstrate to the taxpayers they stand by their promise not to [...]

Arkansas Ranks 4th Worst for Job Creation

July 19, 2014 J,

An AP article printed on Friday listed the job creation rankings for all 50 states plus Washington, DC. Unfortunately, when things are tallied up over the last 5 years, Arkansas ranks worse than every one of our surrounding states. Below are the jobs facts for the last 5 years. You can read the full article [...]

More ObamaCare in Arkansas

July 17, 2014 J,

Community First Choice Option (CFCO). That almost sounds like something safe. It isn’t. It’s code for more ObamaCare in all our lives. There’s a lot involved with the program (as with any government program), so bear with us here first for an overview. You see, the Arkansas Legislature is being pressured to adopt this extremely [...]