{{ AFP National Site
s

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 [...]

Issues

Coddling the Wind Energy Industry in Florida and Washington, DC

August 21, 2012 J

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.

Call to Action – Ask Gov. Scott to Veto the Crony Energy Bill

April 12, 2012

ASK GOVERNOR SCOTT TO VETO THE CRONY ENERGY BILL Governor Rick Scott is reviewing H.B. 7117, a bill that gives $100 million in tax incentives for renewable energy, which was passed during the 2012 session.  He has until April 14th to decide whether this bill should become law or be vetoed. The Governor will make [...]

New Video Illustrates the Ridiculous Size of Florida’’s Bureaucracy

February 23, 2012

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida chapter of Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s premier economic freedom advocate, released a video this afternoon illustrating the size of Florida’s government. The video details every government agency, commission, advisory board and appointed position in Florida, showing exactly how burdensome and far-reaching the size of government can be. “The number one [...]