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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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AFP Gears Up for Special Session

May 22, 2015

AFP launches accountability series, commends Gov. Scott’s tax cut plan, and hospital commission Thursday, May 21, 2015 TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL), the leading advocate for transparency in government and ending wasteful spending, has continued to educate Floridians about the decisions being made in Tallahassee. This week marked the beginning of a series of […]

AFP Sends Letter to Gov. Scott

May 13, 2015

Letter urges Gov. Scott to increase fiscal responsibility during special session, not expand film and sports handouts   TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL), the leading advocate for transparency in government and ending wasteful spending, sent a letter to Governor Rick Scott today asking him to keep SB1215 and other taxpayer handouts to film and sports […]

AFP-FL Applauds Creation of Commission on Health Care and Hospital Funding

April 30, 2015

Governor Scott continues bold strides for protecting taxpayers TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL), the state’s leading grassroots advocacy organization, applauds Governor Rick Scott for creating the Commission on Health Care and Hospital Funding. The draft outline released by the governor highlights the importance of good stewardship of taxpayer dollars by hospitals. “We commend Governor […]

AFP-FL Applauds House for Early Sine DieAFP-FL Applauds House for Early Sine Die

April 28, 2015

Florida House proved they have taxpayers’ best interests at heart TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL), the state’s leading grassroots advocacy organization, applauds the leadership of Speaker Crisafulli and the members of the Florida House for standing strong for Florida families and taxpayers this session. The House rejected Medicaid expansion, put an end to crony […]

AFP Moves Medicaid Expansion “Bad for Florida” Ad To The Airwaves

April 22, 2015

AFP pumps up the volume on the myths behind the senate’s Medicaid expansion plan TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL), the leading grassroots opposition to Obama’s health care takeover, has gone back on the air across the state to dispel spin from Florida senators. As the fight intensified, AFP and its activists have committed to […]

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