AFP Applauds Governor Scott for Proposal to Expand Parental Choice

January 26, 2015

More funding for Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts and Charter Schools will give parents more options TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity thanked Governor Scott for his proposals to devote more funding to the state’s Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts and charter schools. These programs have already improved educational options for thousands of Florida parents, helping them place […]

AFP: Florida’s Economy is Flourishing Despite Obama’s Policies

January 20, 2015

State of the Union speech announces more status quo while Florida charts a better course TALLAHASSEE – While President Obama’s State of the Union address emphasized many of the same policies he has pursued throughout his two terms, Americans for Prosperity pointed out that Florida’s economy is growing by lowering taxes and axing unnecessary regulations. “President […]

AFP to Pinellas County: Say No to Hollywood Handouts

January 13, 2015

Reminds county commissioners that incentives aren’t effective and Bay Area residents don’t want them St. Petersburg, Fla. – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading grassroots advocate against cronyism and special interest handouts, urged the Pinellas and Hillsborough county commissioners to oppose giving tax incentives to Hollywood. Research cited by AFP shows that the statewide film incentive program has a low […]

Americans for Prosperity Applauds FEA for Dropping Tax Credit Lawsuit

January 08, 2015

Now time to drop second lawsuit and help all children obtain a quality education TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity (AFP), Florida’s leading grassroots advocate for education choice and other reforms designed to help all children obtain a quality education, today applauded the Florida Education Association for dropping one of two lawsuits against the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship […]

Miami-Dade School Board and Superintendent Fail to Stand with Needy Students

December 10, 2014

School Board tabled resolution supporting low-income kids due to teacher’s union coercion     MIAMI—Americans for Prosperity (AFP) Florida Deputy State Director, Abigail MacIver, released this statement following the Miami-Dade County School Board’s decision today to table a resolution asking the Florida School Board Association to withdraw their lawsuit challenging the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program: […]