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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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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 […]

Withdrawing from PARCC is the Right Move for Florida’s Students

July 17, 2013 J

–Florida must maintain control over its education assessments and curriculum– TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity’s Florida State Director Slade O’Brien released the following statement in response to House Speaker Will Weatherford and Senate President Don Gaetz’s letter to Education Secretary Tony Bennett requesting that Florida withdraw from the assessments being created by the Partnership for […]