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AFP-FL Calls Out 3 GOP Senators for Poor Votes in New Ad Campaign

Ads inform conservatives that their elected officials are not working for them.   TALLAHASSEE – Today, the Florida Chapter of Americans for Prosperity (AFP-FL) launched a new effort in Florida Senate districts 2, 5 and 28 aimed at educating voters in those districts of their elected official’s poor votes on key common-sense reforms and economic [...]

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More ‘Five for Florida’ Plan Endorsers Announced

July 24, 2012

BOCA RATON – Americans for Prosperity’s Florida State Director Slade O’Brien announced today that the following candidates and elected officials have endorsed Five for Florida: Richard Clark, Candidate for Congressional District 6 Rep. John Mica, Candidate for Congressional District 7 Rep. Gary Aubuchon, Candidate for Congressional District 19 Rob Wallace, Candidate for Senate District 17 [...]

Florida Legislators Back 5 for Florida Plan

July 11, 2012

The conservative group Americans For Prosperity-Florida has landed six current legislators to sign on to their new five-point “solutions” for the state as they released a list of 39 congressional, state and county candidates that have backed the plan. Sen. Alan Hays, R-Umatilla, and representatives Fred Costello, R-Deland, Rachel Burgin, R-Riverview, Janet Adkins, R-Fernandina, John [...]

AFP-FL Announces ‘Five for Florida’ Plan Endorsers

July 10, 2012

Supporters show commitment to limited, accountable and transparent government  BOCA RATON – Americans for Prosperity’s Florida State Director Slade O’Brien announced today that the following candidates and elected officials have endorsed Five for Florida: Rep. Fred Costello (R-Deland), Candidate for Congressional District 6 Peter Iler, Candidate for Senate District 11 Sen. Alan Hays (R-Umatilla), Candidate for [...]

Slade O’Brien: Florida needs to focus its attention on pension reform

July 09, 2012

The following guest column appeared in Saturday’s Orlando Sentinel: In Boca Raton, citizen activists are shining a light on pension and pay plans for members of the city’s firefighter union. With payments to firefighters on an unsustainable path, these citizens are pressuring city leaders to take action. Officials are getting the message: Boca Raton Mayor [...]

AFP Florida Announces 1.2 Million TV Ad

June 29, 2012

BOCA RATON, FL – Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s largest advocate for economic freedom with over 100,000 members in the Sunshine State, today announced a significant new TV ad in Florida, totaling over $1.2 million. This ad, titled “Not a Tax,” is in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling on President Obama’s health care law [...]