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AFP-CT Enters Day 2 of Countdown to Tax Freedom Day

May 07, 2013

HARTFORD – Americans for Prosperity-Connecticut is calling for a decrease in business taxes as they continue their countdown to Tax Freedom Day. According to the Tax Foundation, this year’s Tax Freedom Day for Connecticut is May 13, the latest in the country and eight days later than in 2012. Americans for Prosperity Connecticut is carrying [...]

AFP-Connecticut Launches Countdown to Tax Freedom Day

May 06, 2013

HARTFORD, Conn. — Americans for Prosperity-Connecticut is launching their countdown to Tax Freedom Day today.  For the next five days, the group will highlight various “lowlights,” or reflections of the state’s poor fiscal well-being. According to the Tax Foundation, this year’s Tax Freedom Day for Connecticut is May 13, the latest in the country and [...]

AFP-Connecticut Launches Ad in Support of 911 Fee Prohibition Bill

May 01, 2013

HARTFORD – Americans for Prosperity-Connecticut (AFP-CT) is launching today an ad in support of legislation aimed at prohibiting cities and towns from charging additional fees for 911 calls. Specifically, the bill, HB 6015, introduced by Representative Larry Butler (D-72nd District) addresses a situation that has come to light in New Britain where Mayor Tim O’Brien [...]

AFP-CT Calls on Mayor Rohde to Rebid School Construction Project

April 05, 2013

HARTFORD – Americans for Prosperity-Connecticut is calling on Meriden Mayor Michael Rohde to rebid the Maloney High School project without the Project Labor Agreement (PLA). Bids for the project have come in 9 million dollars over budget. “In these tough economic times, letting the cost of a project increase by 9 million dollars to satisfy [...]

AFP-CT: State’s Fiscal Condition is No Joke

April 01, 2013

HARTFORD – Americans for Prosperity-Connecticut is announcing their disappointment in the fiscal joke that recent economic policies have made of the state. To stop the overspending, they have launched online opportunities that will allow taxpayers to contact their elected officials regarding these failed policies. “The failed policies of the Governor and the legislature have landed [...]

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