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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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Miami-Dade County Commission Wrong on Film Incentives

September 02, 2015

AFP calls out Commissioner Sosa for pushing wasteful incentive programs TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL), the leading grassroots voice against government waste, responded to the Miami-Dade county commission’s recently-passed resolution in support of renewing the state’s wasteful incentive spending for film projects. AFP-FL specifically called out county commissioner Rebeca Sosa, the author of the […]

AFP-FL Releases Second Round of “Medicaid Accountability” Mail

September 01, 2015

TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL), the leading voice against Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion, released a second round of “accountability” mail to all 75 House and Senate legislative districts who stood up against special interests to protect families and patients from more government-run health care. “It’s not about left or right, but right and wrong,” said […]

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 […]

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