-Support Means Higher Taxes and Premiums in Florida- Tallahassee, Florida–Today Americans for Prosperity (AFP) the nation’s largest and most effective advocate for economic freedom released the following statement calling on state leaders to reject the state-based health insurance exchanges. From AFP-FL’s State Director Slade O’Brien: AFP is extremely disappointed in leaders in Florida suggesting that [...]
Hardworking Floridians deserve an energy policy that is based on market principles, not one that is based on extending handouts to politically connected industries, such as the wind PTC. Enacting policies that threaten electrical grid reliability and drive up energy prices is not why they sent their elected officials to Washington.
For weeks a controversy has been brewing in Orange County. Organize NOW, the AFL-CIO, and others have been attempting to rush through a ballot initiative and force it onto the November ballot. The proposed initiative would force all local businesses in Orange County with more than 15 employees to provide paid sick leave for full [...]
Even though industry insiders have declared that Florida is unfit for wind power, there are myriad government programs aimed at developing this technology in the state. It’s time for Senator Nelson and his colleagues in Washington to stop giving tax breaks to wind energy. Unfortunately, Washington is about to do the opposite.
The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services released a report today claiming that the subsidies in H.B. 7117 will generate new tax revenue, put millions back in the pockets of Floridians and support 3,850 jobs over the next five years. However, reality tells a different story than the colorful image painted by this report.