Hundreds of Grassroots Activists Come Together This Week in Tallahassee

February 13, 2012
Patriots from around the state will lobby the Legislature, attend educational sessions and hold a rally on the steps of the Historic Old Capitol

TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity-Florida, the nation’s premier economic freedom advocate, will host a major two day event, Patriot Days at the Capitol, this Wednesday and Thursday, February 15-16th in Tallahassee. Kicking off with a Rally in Tally, hundreds of activists from across Florida will join together on the steps of the Historic Old Capitol at 1:30 p.m. to urge their legislators to bring real prosperity back to Florida through free market principles.

“It’s time Florida get serious about reviving our economy and creating desperately-needed jobs,” said Slade O’Brien, AFP-Florida State Director. “Promoting smaller government and free market reforms and decreasing burdensome business regulations will help propel the Sunshine State towards increased economic freedom and prosperity.”

In addition to the rally, citizens will have the opportunity to attend committee meetings and visit with their elected officials, followed by a dinner on Wednesday night.

The Dinner program will include AFP President Tim Phillips, Florida CFO Jeff Atwater, Florida’s 2011 AFP Legislators of the Year Sen. Joe Negron and Rep. Scott Plakon and Special Guest Director, Writer, Producer and Radio Host Stephen K. Bannon.

**Media are invited to attend**

WHO: Americans for Prosperity-Florida and a coalition of Tea Party and Patriot Organizations
WHAT: Patriot Days at the Capitol
WHERE: Steps of the Historic Old Capitol
WHEN: Kicking off at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15th.

For further comments and questions, contact Slade O’Brien at (561) 441-5866 or

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