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Gov. Scott’s Budget Should Cut Corporate Welfare

November 23, 2015

Governor, Legislature should focus on broad-based tax cuts and withdraw requests for special handouts TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL), the leading grassroots advocate for fiscal transparency and holding elected officials accountable, applauded the across-the-board tax relief in Governor Rick Scott’s $79.3 billion state budget but urged him to cut the hundreds of millions in […]

AFP-FL calls on House committee to pass innovative healthcare reforms

November 19, 2015

TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL), the leading grassroots advocate for free-market healthcare reforms, called on the members of the Select Committee on Affordable Healthcare Access to support three key bills that will help change Florida’s healthcare for the better. “Legislators should be applauded for fending off the Obama administration’s and other specials interests’ attempts […]

AFP Disappointed in Rep. Curbelo’s Vote for Ex-Im Reauthorization

October 28, 2015

TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) Florida is disappointed in Congress, and in particular with Representatives Carlos Curbelo, Mario Diaz-Balart, Gwen Graham, David Jolly, Patrick Murphy, Tom Rooney, and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, for voting last night to reauthorize the Export-Import bank. AFP-FL applauds the bi-partisan group of ten Florida members of the House of Representatives, including Alan Grayson, who voted no. “Representatives […]

Dolphins (2-3) Offsides: Stay Out of Taxpayer Pockets

October 22, 2015

Steve Ross and ‘Fins should focus on winning games, not committing flagrant foul on taxpayers TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL), the leading opposition for government handouts to billionaire sports franchise owners, commented on the release of the Miami Dolphins’ request for a $90 million handout from taxpayers over the next 30 years. “Even if […]

Gov. Scott Wrong on Incentive Spending

October 22, 2015

Governor should focus on tax cuts, not taxpayer handouts TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL), the leading advocate for responsible spending, was disappointed in Governor Rick Scott’s request to massively increase so-called “economic incentive” spending and hand out more taxpayer dollars to more private businesses. Governor Scott and Enterprise Florida, Inc. requested $250 million for incentive […]

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