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Stars in Their Eyes: State and Local Lawmakers Need to Get a Grip

January 17, 2015

“I can tell you they are excited about the possibility of filming their Florida scenes here.  However, the reality is they can film in North Carolina, Louisiana, and other locations for less money because of incentives and out-of-town crew issues.  The bottom line is they would like to film here, but not without financial incentives […]

Insight to Action: How Do You Talk to Your Friends About the Negative Impact of ObamaCare?

October 01, 2014

We all know the Affordable Care Act was a failed attempt at reforming the healthcare system.  Now we must properly message the dangers of the healthcare overhaul to our friends, family, and local community. Join us on Thursday, October 9th, as Avik Roy, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and Opinion Editor at Forbes, explains […]

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Film Incentives Bill Tweaked, Still Bad Deal for Floridians

March 31, 2015

AFP says HB 451 is still bad policy TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL), the leading voice in opposition towards wasteful spending and cronyism in Tallahassee, testified against HB 451, sponsored by Rep. Mike Miller (Orlando), before the House Finance & Tax Committee today. AFP continues opposing the measure despite recent changes. “We are supportive […]

Senate is Failing Florida Families

March 30, 2015

AFP launches effort to combat Senate’s flawed Medicaid expansion policies TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL), the leading voice in opposition for expanding Medicaid under Obamacare, is launching a major grassroots and mail effort to educate Floridians about which state senators are supporting Medicaid expansion. You can view an example mail piece here. “A number […]

FL Senate votes to punish healthy Floridians and taxpayers

March 25, 2015

AFP concerned that worse care, less access and more cost equals less healthy Florida TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL), the state’s leading grassroots advocacy organization fighting for better access to care for all Floridians, responded today to the Senate Appropriations Committee vote to expand the state Medicaid program. “Some Florida Senators continue to mistake good […]

AFP Applauds Florida House for Proposing $690 Million Tax Cut

March 24, 2015

Florida families could benefit from broad-based tax cuts thanks to House’s bold leadership TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL), the state’s leading grassroots advocacy organization, applauds the leadership of the House Finance and Tax Committee members who proposed a $690 million tax cut for Florida families today. “Floridians should be proud of their elected officials […]

AFP Provides Testimony Opposing Medicaid Expansion Bill SB 7044

March 18, 2015

Legislation will increase strain on Medicaid, decreasing access to healthcare providers TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity Deputy State Director Skylar Zander today provided testimony before the State Senate opposing Senate Bill 7044, which is being presented as a fiscally responsible, market-based alternative to traditional Medicaid expansion.  AFP explains that the bill will add hundreds of thousands of able-bodied adults […]

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