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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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O’Brien: Legislative Leadership Sets Stage for 2014 Successes

January 29, 2014 J,

TALLAHASSEE—Americans for Prosperity’s Florida State Director Slade O’Brien released the following statement regarding Speaker Weatherford and President Gaetz’s Work Plan 2014 Announcement: “Work Plan 2014 shows a true culture of cooperation between Senate President Gaetz and House Speaker Weatherford.  This coordinated effort between Senate and House leaders is a sign of good leadership and will [...]

AFP: Scott Budget Puts Florida’s Families & Businesses First

January 29, 2014 J

TALLAHASSEE—Following Governor Scott’s budget presentation this morning, Americans for Prosperity’s Florida State Director Slade O’Brien released the following statement: “With more than a billion dollars of expected surplus revenue this year, Americans for Prosperity is pleased to see confirmed what we all already expected – Governor Scott’s focus is on cutting taxes and state debt [...]

Three Florida Congressmen Stand Strong, Keep Their Promises

January 16, 2014 J,

Last night the US House of Representatives passed out the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Omnibus Spending Bill by a vote of 359-67. Under this legislation, the federal government will spend more than $1 trillion in FY14, exceeding the spending caps put in effect by the Budget Control Act of 2011. AFP issued a key vote [...]

When Seven Becomes Four

December 18, 2013 J,

We previously wrote about Seven/50 – a seven county regional planning consortium that runs along Florida’s Treasure Coast to South Florida.  This consortium claims that they are a plan for creating prosperity in South Florida.  But in reality they are an archaic federal plan that has been used by supporters of big government to micro-manage planning [...]

Slade O’Brien: An Unacceptable Deal

December 12, 2013 J

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida chapter of Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s foremost grassroots advocate for economic freedom, opposes the 2014 budget deal before the U.S. House of Representatives this afternoon. Florida Director Slade O’Brien released the following statement: “The Murray-Ryan budget proposal is a bad deal for our country and for Floridians.  The deal goes [...]