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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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AFP: Florida’s Economy is Flourishing Despite Obama’s Policies

January 20, 2015

State of the Union speech announces more status quo while Florida charts a better course TALLAHASSEE – While President Obama’s State of the Union address emphasized many of the same policies he has pursued throughout his two terms, Americans for Prosperity pointed out that Florida’s economy is growing by lowering taxes and axing unnecessary regulations. “President […]

AFP to Pinellas County: Say No to Hollywood Handouts

January 13, 2015

Reminds county commissioners that incentives aren’t effective and Bay Area residents don’t want them St. Petersburg, Fla. – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading grassroots advocate against cronyism and special interest handouts, urged the Pinellas and Hillsborough county commissioners to oppose giving tax incentives to Hollywood. Research cited by AFP shows that the statewide film incentive program has a low […]

NEW Poll: Floridians Want More Economic and Educational Opportunity

January 12, 2015

AFP releases new Tarrance Group poll showing that top concerns for likely voters are jobs and education TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity today released the findings of a new, statewide Tarrance Group poll showing strong support among likely voters for policies that expand job creation, economic opportunity, and greater educational outcomes for all Floridians. The poll found […]

Americans for Prosperity Applauds FEA for Dropping Tax Credit Lawsuit

January 08, 2015

Now time to drop second lawsuit and help all children obtain a quality education TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity (AFP), Florida’s leading grassroots advocate for education choice and other reforms designed to help all children obtain a quality education, today applauded the Florida Education Association for dropping one of two lawsuits against the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship […]

Miami-Dade School Board and Superintendent Fail to Stand with Needy Students

December 10, 2014

School Board tabled resolution supporting low-income kids due to teacher’s union coercion     MIAMI—Americans for Prosperity (AFP) Florida Deputy State Director, Abigail MacIver, released this statement following the Miami-Dade County School Board’s decision today to table a resolution asking the Florida School Board Association to withdraw their lawsuit challenging the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program: […]

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