For Immediate Release Tuesday, January 10, 2012
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AFP-Florida issues reaction to state of the state, outlines legislative priorities
TALLAHASSEE Americans for Prosperity-Florida, the nations premier free market grassroots organizing group, issued the following statement in reaction to Gov. Scotts state of the state address today.
Florida saw many great reforms in 2011, but there is much work still to be done. While $4.5 Billion was cut from the state budget last year, Florida still faces a $2 Billion shortfall, said State Director Slade OBrien. AFP-Florida supports Gov. Scotts proposals to balance the budget and create new and desperately-needed jobs here in the
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Americans for Prosperity Applauds U.S. House Candidate Joe Goldner for Signing ‘No Climate Tax’ Pledge
West Palm BeachThe Florida chapter of the free market grassroots group Americans for Prosperity (AFP-FL) today applauded U.S. House candidate Joe Goldner (20th District) for signing the groups No Climate Tax Pledge. Goldner joins more than 575 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.
AFP-FL State Director Slade O'Brien commented:
The one thing elected officials should agree on is that global warming shouldnt be used as an excuse to hike taxes on citizens and businesses. We encourage all of Floridas elected officials and candidates for elected office to sign the pledge.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 17, 2011) As November 23rd approaches, the Congressional Super Committee is considering jamming agricultural subsidies into their budget recommendations. These efforts, led by agricultural special interest groups, are an attempt to bypass the traditional Farm Bill legislation planned for 2012. Now state based conservative groups are coming together to share their views with inside the beltway heavyweights to speak out against the inclusion of Big Sugar in a back door, sequestered sneak attack.
The Super Committee, charged with righting the economic wrongs of the country, continues to include sugar subsidies that benefit a minority and cost consumers and sugar-using businesses millions annually. Groups such as the National Taxpayers Union and Americans for Prosperity are calling for a more public process that sheds light on these back-door policies.
AFP Launches Radio Campaign in Jacksonville Urging Crenshaw to Cut Spending Now
JACKSONVILLE, FL Americans for Prosperity, the premier free market grassroots mobilizing group, today launched a nationwide radio campaign targeting Congressional Republicans including Congressman Crenshaw who, despite their rhetoric to cut federal spending and powerful position on the Appropriations Committee, are failing to cut enough spending in the first minibus appropriations bill to prevent spending from increasing by billions of dollars.
AFP-Florida State Director Slade O'Brien had the following comments,