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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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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 [...]

Speaking Out Against BCBS Involvement in Enroll America Today!

August 02, 2013 J,

AFP-FL State Director: We Must Take a Stand Against Blue Cross and Blue Shield financially benefiting from involvement in non-profit Enroll America JACKSONVILLE – Americans for Prosperity’s Florida State Director Slade O’Brien will protest today from 12-1pm in front of the Florida headquarters of Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS).  He aims to bring attention to BCBS’s [...]

AFP-FL Slams Enroll America as Front Group for Big Insurance Interests

July 31, 2013 J,

Group being challenged on tax exempt status after board revealed to be comprised of special interest beneficiaries. TALLAHASSEE — The Florida chapter of Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s largest grassroots free market organization, is slamming Enroll America for benefitting special interest groups, especially big insurance.  It’s just another example of Big Business hopping into bed [...]

New Ads Highlighting Florida Delegation Votes on ObamaCare

July 23, 2013

–MEMBERS’ VOTES TO DELAY MANDATES SHOW LAW IS UNWORKABLE– TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity has begun running online ads around the country highlighting the votes House members took on delaying key ObamaCare mandates, and urging members to support full repeal. In Florida, ads will run featuring Reps. Patrick Murphy (FL-18), Lois Frankel (FL-22) and Joe [...]