AFP Disappointed in Senators for Slowing Down Appropriations Process

March 06, 2015

Senator Tom Lee and President Andy Gardner should focus on cutting pork to fund healthcare needs TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity put members of the Florida Senate on notice that they would be held accountable if they continued to slow down the appropriations process due to the funding issues with the Low Income Pool (LIP). Senator Tom […]

AFP-FL Responds to Governor Scott’s State of the State Address

March 03, 2015

State Director Chris Hudson encouraged by tone but expects results Tallahassee – Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s leading grassroots advocacy organization, was actively listening to Governor Scott’s State of the State address today. As the Florida legislature opens up the 60-day session, House Speaker Steve Crisafulli and Senate President Andy Gardiner also made opening remarks. […]

AFP Announces Bi-Partisan 2015 Five for Florida Legislative Priorities

March 02, 2015

Grassroots advocate is watching 83 bills, supporting seven bills sponsored by Democratic members and opposing twelve bills sponsored by Republican members TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity – Florida (AFP-FL), the Sunshine State’s leading grassroots advocate for ending cronyism, expanding economic freedom, limiting government, and lowering the tax burden, today announced its 2015 Five for Florida legislative priorities. The group is watching 83 […]

Americans for Prosperity to Host Tele-Townhall Tomorrow at Noon

February 26, 2015

First of regular legislative updates from state director Chris Hudson TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity – Florida will host the first regular legislative update call with AFP-FL members, concerned citizens, and media, tomorrow at 12:30 PM. The half hour call will feature a short update about current legislation in the state capitol and include time for questions with […]

AFP-FL Critical of Detert, Latvala Incentive Proposals

February 25, 2015

Florida chapter reacts to latest proposals citing waste and lack of transparency Tallahassee – In the lead-up to releasing its legislative priorities, Americans for Prosperity is critical of two recently filed legislative proposals. SB1046 (Sen. Detert, R-Sarasota) and SB1214 (Sen. Latvala, R-St. Petersburg) potentially create additional funding and dangerous shortcuts leading to more crony capitalism while showing a blatant […]