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Bay County Scooter Scuffle

August 03, 2015

Bay County has had its share of hardships. From hurricanes to oil spills to unruly visitors during spring break and the annual motorcycle rally, residents have had to deal with difficulties large and small. But right now, Bay County’s latest economic hardship in the making comes to its residents, courtesy of the Board of County […]

Florida, Keep Your Money!

May 22, 2015

Let’s talk for a minute about tax cuts.   Tax cuts, unfortunately, seem to be the furthest thing from legislators’ minds as they prepare to enter into a Special Session in just over a week’s time.  But for all the heated debate and conversation surrounding other policy issues, the tax cut package they will be considering […]

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Americans for Prosperity – Florida Releases 2015 Scorecard

August 03, 2015

“Scorecard shows that many more lawmakers this year are voting with taxpayers and against special interests” TALLAHASSEE—Today, Americans for Prosperity’s Florida chapter (AFP-FL) released their 2015 Economic Freedom Scorecard. The key finding was that twice as many lawmakers scored an “A” or “A+”, while less than half as many scored an “F”, compared to last […]

RUBIO: AFP EFFORTS BROUGHT EX-IM TO NATIONAL STAGE

June 30, 2015

MANCHESTER — Senator Marco Rubio addressed hundreds of Americans for Prosperity volunteers in Manchester last week, making the case for ending the Export-Import Bank and attributing the emergence of the issue to the group’s year-long efforts. Rubio was joined by Heritage Foundation’s Diane Katz, who offered the audience background on the corporate welfare that Ex-Im […]

AFP Continues Fighting for Real Healthcare Reform in Florida

June 25, 2015

Reminds state and federal lawmakers “healthcare is about people, not politics” TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity – Florida, the state’s foremost grassroots advocate for healthcare freedom, announced that it is continuing to fight for real, patient-centered healthcare reform following a decision in the controversial Supreme Court King v. Burwell case. State Director Chris Hudson said, “Six […]

AFP APPLAUDS $461 MILLION IN BUDGET VETOES

June 23, 2015

With $300 million in budget turkeys, AFP supports line-item cuts TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity, the most vocal advocate for cutting taxes and eliminating wasteful spending, congratulates Governor Scott for signing the Florida budget today and appreciates greatly that he took his power of the veto seriously enough to use it on $461 million in unnecessary spending. […]

AFP: Legislature moved in the right direct, but still work to be done

June 19, 2015

More relief should have gone to taxpayers, not $300 million last-minute projects to special interests TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) Florida, the state’s leading grassroots advocate for lowering taxes and ending special interest handouts, today pointed out how the adjourned Florida legislature could have given more relief to taxpayers. AFP’s statement comes on the […]

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