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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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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 […]

AFP Will Hold Legislators Accountable for Sports Incentive Vote

February 19, 2015

Grassroots organization will hold accountable members who vote yes TALLAHASSEE –  Americans for Prosperity (AFP) put the state’s Legislative Budget Committee on notice today in advance of the vote on whether to offer further taxpayer handouts for the construction or renovation of sports facilities. AFP has been the leading taxpayer advocate opposing the measure and today announced that members voting […]

AFP Hammers Lawmakers for Corporate Welfare with New Radio Ad

February 12, 2015

Ad opposing sports and film incentives directs listeners to stopthehollywoodhandouts.com TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is hammering lawmakers even harder for proposed sports and film tax incentives with a new radio ad. AFP has been a long-time critic of taxpayer handouts, noting that studies show they don’t result in the promised job creation. Click here to listen […]

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