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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 […]

Stories from the States: New Mexico’s Film Subsidies Haven’t Panned Out

April 17, 2015

Today’s post comes to us from Paul Gessing of the Rio Grande Foundation.  Paul discusses New Mexico’s film incentive program.  Outside of the state, New Mexico’s program is recognized as one of the more successful programs in the country.  Yet, as Paul demonstrates in this post, New Mexico’s program has still failed to pay for […]

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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 […]

AFP Continues Fighting for Real Healthcare Reform in Florida

June 25, 2015

Reminds state and federal lawmakers “healthcare is about people, not politics” TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity – Florida, the state’s foremost grassroots advocate for healthcare freedom, announced that it is continuing to fight for real, patient-centered healthcare reform following a decision in the controversial Supreme Court King v. Burwell case. State Director Chris Hudson said, “Six […]

AFP APPLAUDS $461 MILLION IN BUDGET VETOES

June 23, 2015

With $300 million in budget turkeys, AFP supports line-item cuts TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity, the most vocal advocate for cutting taxes and eliminating wasteful spending, congratulates Governor Scott for signing the Florida budget today and appreciates greatly that he took his power of the veto seriously enough to use it on $461 million in unnecessary spending. […]

AFP: Legislature moved in the right direct, but still work to be done

June 19, 2015

More relief should have gone to taxpayers, not $300 million last-minute projects to special interests TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) Florida, the state’s leading grassroots advocate for lowering taxes and ending special interest handouts, today pointed out how the adjourned Florida legislature could have given more relief to taxpayers. AFP’s statement comes on the […]

AFP Applauds Florida Legislature for Passing Tax Cut Package

June 15, 2015

TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) Florida, the state’s most vocal grassroots advocate for cutting taxes and eliminating wasteful spending, thanks the members of the Florida Legislature for passing a strong tax cut package. “We applaud the Florida Senate for working hard and passing a broad-based tax cut package that will put more money back […]

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