Last week, AFP jointly released a report with Integrity Florida titled “Enterprise Florida: Economic Development or Corporate Welfare?” This report is a scathing look into the failings of Enterprise Florida to meet its stated goals, the utter lack of transparency and accountability of the tax payer funded organization, the use of public dollars to pick [...]
The start of 2013 has already been a shaky one with the painful fiscal-cliff negotiations and the unfortunate outcome that continued Washington’s bad habit of increasing taxes without addressing their outrageous spending habits, all while pandering to a few favored constituents with messages of success. Well Floridians need to get ready because Washington is [...]
-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 [...]