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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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Statement from AFP-FL State Director on Governor’s Executive Order

September 23, 2013 J

TALLAHASSEE—Americans for Prosperity’s Florida State Director, Slade O’Brien, released the following statement today, following the release of Executive Order 13-276 and accompanying letters to USDOE Secretary Arne Duncan and Florida State Board of Education Chairman Gary Chartrand: “I applaud Governor Scott’s actions today, which outline his intention that Florida’s schools use assessments and curriculum designed [...]

Grassroots Activists to Rally Outside Nelson’s Offices in Orlando, Tampa, Ft. Myers and West Palm Beach Today

September 23, 2013

Protest Against Sen. Nelson’s Continued Support of ObamaCare TALLAHASSEE—Grassroots activists will protest today outside of Senator Bill Nelson’s offices in Orlando, Tampa, Ft. Myers and West Palm Beach. The protest will highlight Senator Nelson’s continued support of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as ObamaCare. “Senator Nelson continues to voice support for ObamaCare despite the [...]

We The People…

September 17, 2013

*** We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.  *** With [...]

Dolphins owner who sought taxpayer subsidy dishes out $200 million for his alma mater

September 12, 2013 J,

Guest Blog Reposted from Reaganista.com, with permission My friend Will Patrick over at Florida Watchdog has uncovered an interesting little story that might raise a few eyebrows in Tallahassee.  Stephen Ross, owner of the perpetually-disappointing NFL team Miami Dolphins recently gave a $200 million gift to his alma mater the University of Michigan for capital improvements to the–you guessed it–Stephen M. Ross [...]

Government, business mix and families pay price

August 05, 2013 J,

By Slade O’Brien As printed in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel August 5, 2013 If you haven’t heard of Enroll America yet, you will soon. The name may sound innocuous enough but the organization is anything but. Shrouded behind a nonpartisan 501(C)(3) charity status is a group of special interests, including big insurers, who are working [...]