Americans for Prosperity Applauds U.S. House Candidate Karen Harrington 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 Karen Harrington (20th District) for signing the groups No Climate Tax Pledge. Harrington 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.
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, said AFP-FL State Director Slade OBrien. We encourage all of Floridas elected officials and candidates for elected office to sign the pledge.
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Grassroots Tour Educating & Engaging Citizens on Excessive Government Spending
TALLAHASSEE, FL The premier grassroots mobilizing group, Americans for Prosperity, will be in Florida for its Cut Spending Now Tour on October 17th, 18th, and 19th and move across the country before arriving on November 5th at the national Defending the American Dream Summit in Washington, DC. The tour serves as a call to action for AFPs 1.8 million activists and Americans from all walks of life to demand that Congress finally cut spending while bringing about fundamental budget reforms that reduce the size of government and to remind President Obama that picking the economys winners and losers is one reason unemployment is so high and our economy so weak under this administration.
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West Palm BeachThe Florida chapter of the free market grassroots group Americans for Prosperity (AFP-FL) today applauded U.S. House candidate Karen Diebel for signing the groups No Climate Tax Pledge. Diebel joins more than 550 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 commented:
If you weren't at CPAC FL in Orlando then you may have missed one of the highlghts of the week - the "Suite Tea" breakfast we held at The Peabody Hotel. Tickets for the event were "sold out" as quickly as we could make them available and for good reason -- seeing these three, true patriots speak was incredible. Their stories from years of working for the left are sometimes shocking, eye-opening and always inspiring.
If you missed the breakfast, or even if you were there but want to see the insipiring speakers again, now is your chance. Here are the excerpts from the breakfast, with speakers (and their Twitter handles so you can follow them):
AFPF-FL State Director Slade O'Brien - @AFPFlorida
Grassroots Activist Jason Hoyt - @JasonWHoyt
ACORN Whistleblower Anita MonCrief - @anitamoncrief
Patriot Brandon Darby - @brandondarby
Author Andrew Breitbart - @AndrewBreitbart