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AFP-FL Announces Five for Florida Endorsers

Supporters show true commitment to limited, accountable and transparent government TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity’s Florida State Director Chris Hudson announced today that the following candidates and elected officials have endorsed Five for Florida:  Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater Congressman John Mica, Congressional District 7 Alan Schlesinger, Candidate for Congressional District 18 Derek Hankerson, Candidate for Senate District [...]

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Florida Senators Need to Re-Examine Their Priorities

March 18, 2013 J,

Stop giving tax dollars to professional sports teams rather than vital services Tallahassee, Florida—Today the Florida Senate Committee on Commerce & Tourism unanimously passed SB 922, a bill that doubles the amount of taxpayer subsidies professional sports teams can receive from $2 million to $4 million a year.  This is the second bill that increases [...]

AFP-FL Activists to Rally at the Capitol

March 18, 2013 J,

Show Citizen Support for Rejection of Medicaid Expansion and Pension Reform Tallahassee, Florida—Americans for Prosperity, the nations premier grassroots organization, is hosting a rally on the front steps of the Florida Capitol tomorrow at 1:30 pm.  The rally marks the arrival of AFP-FL activists to Tallahassee for two days of lobbying their elected officials about [...]

Florida Business Lobby is Misguided in Support of Medicaid Expansion

March 11, 2013 J,

–Expansion will hurt Florida businesses, not help them–  Tallahassee, Florida— Last week two of Florida’s largest business advocates, the Florida Chamber of Commerce and Associated Industries of Florida (AIF), came out in support of Medicaid expansion, despite the devastating effect expansion will have on Florida’s economy. Americans for Prosperity (AFP), the nations premier limited government [...]

The Florida House Got It Right: Reject Medicaid Expansion

March 04, 2013 J,

Voters Don’t Think Expansion is the Right Direction for State Tallahassee, Florida— Today, the Florida House of Representatives’ Select Committee on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act voted to reject Medicaid expansion. Americans for Prosperity’s Florida State Director Slade O’Brien commented: “I applaud the Florida House’s decision to reject Medicaid expansion and urge the [...]