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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-FL Responds to Governor Scott’s State of the State Address

March 03, 2015

State Director Chris Hudson encouraged by tone but expects results Tallahassee – Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s leading grassroots advocacy organization, was actively listening to Governor Scott’s State of the State address today. As the Florida legislature opens up the 60-day session, House Speaker Steve Crisafulli and Senate President Andy Gardiner also made opening remarks. […]

AFP Announces Bi-Partisan 2015 Five for Florida Legislative Priorities

March 02, 2015

Grassroots advocate is watching 83 bills, supporting seven bills sponsored by Democratic members and opposing twelve bills sponsored by Republican members TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity – Florida (AFP-FL), the Sunshine State’s leading grassroots advocate for ending cronyism, expanding economic freedom, limiting government, and lowering the tax burden, today announced its 2015 Five for Florida legislative priorities. The group is watching 83 […]

Americans for Prosperity to Host Tele-Townhall Tomorrow at Noon

February 26, 2015

First of regular legislative updates from state director Chris Hudson TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity – Florida will host the first regular legislative update call with AFP-FL members, concerned citizens, and media, tomorrow at 12:30 PM. The half hour call will feature a short update about current legislation in the state capitol and include time for questions with […]

AFP-FL Critical of Detert, Latvala Incentive Proposals

February 25, 2015

Florida chapter reacts to latest proposals citing waste and lack of transparency Tallahassee – In the lead-up to releasing its legislative priorities, Americans for Prosperity is critical of two recently filed legislative proposals. SB1046 (Sen. Detert, R-Sarasota) and SB1214 (Sen. Latvala, R-St. Petersburg) potentially create additional funding and dangerous shortcuts leading to more crony capitalism while showing a blatant […]

AFP-FL Critical of Sports Incentives Decision

February 19, 2015

AFP-FL reacts to LBC voting to table incentives rather than end corporate welfare Tallahassee – Americans for Prosperity Florida expressed its disappointment today that the Florida legislature would rather play politics then make a substantive decision on sports incentives once and for all. Instead of taking a vote today to cut sports incentives from the […]

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