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Medicaid: Broken, Costly & Expanding

Medicaid Expansion is one of the most important issues facing the Florida legislature this year.  The decision whether or not to expand Florida’s broken Medicaid program will have drastic and potentially devastating affects on Florida’s budget for generations.  Our children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren will be paying for the expansion if our current legislature decides to [...]

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Americans for Prosperity Applauds U.S. Senate Candidate Ronald Rushing

July 07, 2011 J

Signs No Climate Tax Pledge

PALM BEACH GARDENS—The Florida chapter of the free market grassroots group Americans for Prosperity (AFP-FL) today applauded U.S. Senate candidate Ronald Rushing for signing the group’s “No Climate Tax Pledge.” Rushing joins more than 525 bipartisan lawmakers and candidates on the federal, state and local levels pledging to “oppose legislation relating to climate change that includes a net increase in government revenue.”

“The one thing elected officials should agree on is that global warming shouldn’t be used as an excuse to hike taxes on citizens and businesses,” said AFP-FL Policy Director Abigail MacIver. “We encourage all of Florida’s elected officials and candidates for elected office to sign the pledge.”

Americans for Prosperity Applauds U.S. Senate Candidate Mike Haridopolos

July 07, 2011 J

Signs No Climate Tax Pledge

PALM BEACH GARDENS—The Florida chapter of the free market grassroots group Americans for Prosperity (AFP-FL) today applauded U.S. Senate candidate, and current State Senate President Mike Haridopolos for signing the group’s “No Climate Tax Pledge.” Haridopolos joins more than 500 bipartisan lawmakers and candidates on the federal, state and local levels pledging to “oppose legislation relating to climate change that includes a net increase in government revenue.”

“The one thing elected officials should agree on is that global warming shouldn’t be used as an excuse to hike taxes on citizens and businesses,” said AFP-FL Policy Director Abigail MacIver. “We encourage all of Florida’s elected officials and candidates for elected office to sign the pledge.”

Americans for Prosperity Welcomes Slade O’Brien as Florida State Director

June 27, 2011 J

New State Director Slade O’Brien available for interview

BOCA RATON - Grassroots free-market group Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is pleased to welcome aboard Slade O’Brien, Florida native and prominent public affairs executive, as Florida’s new State Director.

“Slade has a proven record of grassroots mobilization and free market advocacy” said Tim Phillips, president of Americans for Prosperity. “Slade is well-equipped to lead the charge for free-market issues in Florida and we’re proud to welcome him aboard.”

A leader in grassroots mobilization, Slade has played a prominent role in Florida state politics for more than 15 years. Slade served as the Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Republican Party of Florida for Victory ’94, Florida Director of Citizens for a Sound Economy, Executive Director of Florida Stop Lawsuit Abuse, and most recently as President of Florida Strategies Group.

Make Your Voice Heard at a Redistricting Meeting Near You

June 17, 2011 J

Several public redistricting meetings have been scheduled throughout the state. The first two meetings are being held on Monday, June 20, 2011 in the Knott Building in Tallahassee, FL. The attendance of activists at these meetings is crucial because the way the districts are drawn has a tremendous outcome on who becomes your elected official. Make your voice heard!


You can view all the scheduled meetings on our Keep 'Em Honest calender by clicking here.

AFP-FL Applauds Governor Scott’s Courageous Leadership on Florida’s Budget

May 27, 2011 J

Governor cuts more than half a billion dollars from government spending

Tallahassee – Today in The Villages Governor Rick Scott approved the 2011-12 Florida Budget, but not before setting a new veto record by vetoing 615 million dollars in line items. Adding to the nearly $4 Billion in cuts passed by the legislature, the additional cuts bring the budget down to 69.1 billion dollars.

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