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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 [...]


AFP-FL Releases 2011 Legislative Scorecard and Announces Legislators of the Year

September 07, 2011 J

TALLAHASSEE - Today, Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL) released its 2011 legislative scorecard grading members of the Florida legislature on key issues from the legislative session. Grades are based on the voting records of the legislators on issues addressing AFP-FL’s core principles of free market economics, smaller government, and less taxes.

Guest Blog – Why the state should reject federal healthcare money

August 12, 2011 J

Money carries too many strings – Why the state should reject federal healthcare money.

As printed in the Daytona Beach News Journal

The current debate in Washington reminds us of the stark reality -- federal money is not free money. As taxpayers, we already find ourselves in a very deep hole with an overwhelming federal debt burden of more than $14 trillion -- or $46,000 for every man, woman and child in America. The solution is not to dig deeper, even if the shovel is being paid for by a federal grant.

Running on Empty is Coming to Florida

August 05, 2011 J

RoE FL Flier