FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, February 20, 2013 Contact: Teresa Oelke at TOelke@AFPHQ.org AFP Releases 112th Congress Scorecard, Pryor Receives a “D” AFP ranks Members of Congress on their votes of defending economic freedom LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas—Americans for Prosperity-Arkansas (AFP-AR), the state’s premier free market grassroots organization committed to smaller government and economic freedom, today released its [...]
Via the Washington Post The conservative group Americans for Prosperity is mobilizing to pressure lawmakers not to delay cuts in government spending that are set to take effect at the beginning of next month. The campaign, dubbed the Spending Accountability Project, will build on technology and techniques that the group deployed to criticize President Obama’s [...]
State of the Union turns out to be more of the same AFP-Arkansas responds to the President LITTLE ROCK – Tonight’s State of the Union address offered more of the same rhetoric from President Obama. With no ending of over spending in sight, here are a few figures that continue to balloon: · The projected [...]
State Representative Bruce Westerman (Hot Springs) spent a few minutes with us to talk about his bill (HB1041) that would cap government spending and growth here at home. The key to this bill is that we don’t have to spend every penny that’s taken in.
On Friday the House Committee on State Agencies and Governmental Affairs voted to advance Representative Nate Bell’s (Mena) bill that would amend the state’s current whistleblower law. The bill, if passed, would include a financial incentive for those employed by the state to help keep an eye out for government waste. More transparency and accountability [...]