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Cut GA Taxes, Have Government Pay You! – By Joel Aaron Foster

What if I could show you that Georgia taxpayers could cut our income tax rate, cut our cost of living overall, raise our quality of life and bring more jobs and prosperity to Georgia simply by making a few bold moves to simplify our taxes? On Tax Day, individuals and families are familiar with the [...]

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AFP GA Weekly Newsletter – July 13-20th, 2014

July 16, 2014

Click HERE to read online WOW, we are impressed! When the smoke cleared Saturday, it was easy to see that Americans for Prosperity activists nationwide were a roaring fire on the AFP July 12th Day of Action! Dozens of AFP Georgia activists joined hundreds more in homes and neighborhoods around the Country as the edge [...]

How To Bend The Spoon – By Joel Aaron Foster

July 16, 2014

In honor of the Dog Days of Summer, we are releasing a series of thought provoking essays from AFP Georgia staff on the philosophical underpinnings that drive free market ideas and individual liberty. Free market principles thrive in an environment that honors the rule of law as both a protection and an incentive to entrepreneurship. [...]

MESSAGE TO EPA—“YOU HAVE DONE ENOUGH” – By Dr. James Rust

July 03, 2014 J

For years the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been issuing onerous rules applying to the use of fossil fuels that has caused increases in energy prices and contributed to the economic malaise that has befallen the country since the end of the last recession in 2009. The latest assault occurred June 2, 2014 with the [...]

The School Choice Staffing Surge: Decades of Employment Growth in America’s Public Schools – By Benjamin Scafidi

July 03, 2014 J

Read full report HERE Get an interactive chart with state-by-state breakdowns from the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice HERE America’s K-12 public education system has experienced tremendous historical growth in employment, according to the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics. Between fiscal year (FY) 1950 and FY 2009, the number of K-12 [...]