-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 […]
Healthcare & Entitlements Issues
Money carries too many strings Why the state should reject federal healthcare money.
By TARREN BRAGDON
As printed in the Daytona Beach News Journal
The current debate in Washington reminds us of the stark reality -- federal money is not free money. As taxpayers, we already find ourselves in a very deep hole with an overwhelming federal debt burden of more than $14 trillion -- or $46,000 for every man, woman and child in America. The solution is not to dig deeper, even if the shovel is being paid for by a federal grant.
Americans for Prosperity Foundation-Florida to honor Noble Laureate Milton Friedman on July 29
(Orlando, FL) Americans for Prosperity Foundation-Florida will honor Dr. Milton Friedman on July 29 as part of a national day of recognition for the Nobel Laureate, his work, theories, and contributions. The Friedman Legacy for Freedom Day is being celebrated in 46 U.S. states and in six countries.
This event is being sponsored by the Foundation for Educational Choice, the continuation of the Milton and Rose D. Friedman Foundation. The event will explore how Dr. Friedman and his free-market theories have benefited mankind and how they can move our country forward amidst current economic uncertainty.
Several public redistricting meetings have been scheduled throughout the state. The first two meetings are being held on Monday, June 20, 2011 in the Knott Building in Tallahassee, FL. The attendance of activists at these meetings is crucial because the way the districts are drawn has a tremendous outcome on who becomes your elected official. Make your voice heard!
You can view all the scheduled meetings on our Keep 'Em Honest calender by clicking here.