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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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AFP-FL Disappointed in Passage of Handouts for Professional Sports

May 02, 2014 J,

–HB 7095 wastes millions of taxpayer dollars on stadiums– Tallahassee, Florida— Americans for Prosperity’s (AFP) Florida Director of Policy, Abbie MacIver, released the below statement following today’s passage H.B. 7095, which provides millions of dollars for professional sports teams to build and renovate stadiums: I’m hugely disappointed in today’s passage of H.B. 7095. Today the [...]

Charlie Crist Wants You To Have Higher Utility Bills

April 17, 2014 J,

Yep, you heard us right.  former Governor Charlie Crist headlined a solar-industry rally last week in Tallahassee where he proclaimed that as Governor he would push a requirement that twenty percent of Florida’s electricity come from renewable energy resources. What he didn’t mention in his pro-solar speech was how much his scheme would cost Florida’s [...]

New AFP Ad: Southerland Understands ObamaCare Isn’t Working

April 02, 2014

Ad launching today highlights Southerland’s assertion the fight is about people, not special interests.  TALLAHASSEE — The Florida chapter of Americans for Prosperity, the state’s foremost advocate for health care freedom, is launching a major new effort today as part of its campaign to bring accountability to lawmakers for their positions on ObamaCare. The latest [...]

AFP-FL Applauds Passage of Cuts to Vehicle Registration Fees

March 21, 2014 J,

–Cuts will save Florida’s families almost $400 million a year– Tallahassee, Florida— Americans for Prosperity’s Florida Director of Policy, Abbie MacIver, released the below statement following today’s passage of a serious reduction on vehicle registration fees (SB 156): “On behalf of AFP-FL’s 150,000 grassroots activists, I applaud the Governor and legislature for making tax cuts [...]

AFP-Florida Reacts to Pinellas County Election Results

March 12, 2014

TAMPA — Slade O’Brien, who directs the Florida chapter of Americans for Prosperity, released the following statement following Tuesday’s events in Pinellas County: Last night, Floridians sent a crystal clear message to candidates and elected officials alike who voted in favor of ObamaCare or still support it. The President’s health care law is a total [...]