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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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AFP Slams Taxpayer-Funded Bonuses for Enterprise Florida and Space Florida

August 25, 2015

Inappropriate use of state dollars to pad bureaucrat pockets not fair to FL families TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL), the leader in advocating for government transparency and against wasteful spending, had this to say about the recent news of Enterprise Florida and Space Florida announcing plush bonuses for top executives. “Taxpayers’ money should never […]

AFP-FL Rolls Out Statewide “Thank You” Medicaid Ads

August 24, 2015

TV, digital, mail to feature House and Senate champions that opposed Medicaid expansion TALLAHASSEE – Today, Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL), the state’s grassroots leaders in holding elected officials accountable, launched a statewide “Thank You” effort to the Florida lawmakers who opposed Medicaid expansion during the 2015 legislative session. The two-week long ad effort will feature TV, digital […]

AFP Applauds FL Attorney General Pam Bondi for EPA Fight

August 14, 2015

TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL), the leading advocate for transparency and reducing the size and reach of government, applauds Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi for leading the 17 state effort against the Environmental Protection Agency and its recently-finalized rule on existing power plant emissions. President Obama’s carbon rule, the so-called “Clean Power Plan,” will […]

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 […]

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