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Read This Before You Go To Polls: VOTE YES on Georgia’s Income Tax Cap

On November 4th Georgians will have a unique opportunity to decide the economic future of the Peach State. A constitutional amendment is on the ballot preventing the Georgia Legislature from raising the maximum state income tax rate. Georgia’s state legislature gave voters a gift by offering them the opportunity to impose self restraint on our […]

Issues

Terminate The Export-Import Bank

May 22, 2014 J,

The Export-Import bank is the official credit agency of the United States and is up for reauthorization in September 2014. It subsidizes loans and guarantees to foreign companies to encourage them to buy American exports, which is exactly the kind of government meddling in the economy that free-market advocates should forcefully reject.   The Export-Import […]

Time To Restructure Testing – By Kelly McCutchen

May 22, 2014 J

Across Georgia, tension is in the air as 1.6 million students endure the annual ritual of end-of-year testing. Nervous students, parents and teachers feel the pressure: The efforts of an entire year hinge upon the performance at this one point in time. Without a doubt, testing has a vital and necessary role in education. Why […]

Braves Deal Is A Wild Pitch – By Lance Lamberton

May 22, 2014 J

Most people believe that some taxation is necessary to pay for the necessary functions of government. Therein lies the rub: what are those functions? Is it to help pay for a new baseball stadium which exists for the sole purpose of entertainment? Is it to help underwrite the financial investment of a multi-billion dollar corporation […]

AFP GA Weekly Newsletter – May 15th-May 24th, 2014

May 14, 2014

Read newsletter online HERE. One of the most powerful things you can do as a champion of prosperity is to take the opportunity to exercise your right to vote. This Tuesday, May 20th, is primary election day, where Georgia voters will get our chance to cull the field to determine the best candidates for important […]

Why The Sun Isn’t Free – By Joel Aaron Foster

May 14, 2014 J

Georgia residents could see their energy rates go up as a result of two bills that will likely be revived in some form next session in the Georgia legislature. The two bills are: HB 874, The Solar Power Free-Market Financing and Property Rights Act of 2014 and HB 657, The Rural Georgia Economic Recovery and […]