New State Director Slade OBrien available for interview
BOCA RATON - Grassroots free-market group Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is pleased to welcome aboard Slade OBrien, Florida native and prominent public affairs executive, as Floridas 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 were 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.
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.
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.
TALLAHASSEE Floridas unlikely coalition commends Florida Gov. Rick Scott today for signing SB 408 into law.
Manley Fuller, President, Florida Wildlife Federation
Americans for Prosperity Applauds U.S. Senate Candidates Adam Hasner and George LeMieux for Signing No Climate Tax Pledge
AFP-FL applauds U.S. Senate candidates Adam Hasner and George LeMieux for signing the groups No Climate Tax Pledge. Hasner and LeMieux join 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.