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AFP-Florida Releases Video Warning of SACE Agenda, Energy Mandates

Florida deserves affordable, abundant energy, not more mandates and taxes, says director Hudson. TALLAHASSEE — In a new video released today, Americans for Prosperity-Florida is warning the public about the rate- and tax-hiking agenda of groups like the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. “The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy thinks you don’t pay enough money to […]

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AFP Supports Supreme Court’s Upholding of 2011 Pension Reforms

January 17, 2013 J

–Decision is a huge win for Florida taxpayers– Tallahassee, Florida — Americans for Prosperity’s Florida State Director Slade O’Brien made the following comment regarding the Florida Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the 2011 law that requires state employees to contribute three percent to their retirement: “The Supreme Court’s decision today upholding the 2011 pension reforms, passed […]

Legislature Should Stop Letting Unions Call the Shots on Pensions

January 17, 2013 J

Today the Senate Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee will meet and discuss municipal pensions.  Florida’s municipalities have $19 billion in unfunded pension obligations. This is largely due to years of local elected officials making financially unsustainable promises to politically influential public employee unions, especially the powerful police and firefighter unions that have successfully lobbied elected […]

AFP to Florida’s Leaders: Don’t Create an Insurance Exchange

December 03, 2012

Letter outlines numerous reasons that an exchange is bad for Floridians  Tallahassee, Florida–Today Americans for Prosperity (AFP) the nation’s largest and most effective advocate for economic freedom sent a letter to Governor Scott, Senate President Gaetz and Speaker Weatherford asking them to oppose creating a state-based insurance exchange. “It is imperative that our elected officials […]

AFP-FL: The Florida Supreme Court Is An Activist Court

October 25, 2012 J,

Tallahassee – Americans for Prosperity Florida’s (AFP-FL) State Director Slade O’Brien responds to Elizabeth Price Foley’s comments regarding the release of her white paper on the Florida Supreme Court: “I’m truly shocked by the position taken by Elizabeth Price Foley and believe it is completely contrary to the Federalist Society’s own mission statement, which states […]

AFP-FL Releases New You Be the Judge Video

October 19, 2012

Highlighting the Florida Supreme Court’s Preference to Protect Government Regulation Over Private Property Rights  Tallahassee – Americans for Prosperity’s Florida Chapter (AFP-FL) released a new video today as part of their You Be the Judge project.  The second video in a series, it focuses on the 2011 case of SJRWMD v Koontz in which the […]