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AFP GA 2014 Legislative Agenda – Legislator Letter Updated Feb 26

Dear Georgia Legislator: Americans For Prosperity Georgia activists will focus and coordinate with free market groups at the grassroots level around the State in 2014 to fight for limited government, support lowering taxes and spending while enacting common sense regulations and preserving the rule of law. I am providing you with a list of the [...]

Issues

The Demand Is High For School Choice in GA – By Rhonda Gatch

January 21, 2014 J

School choice is about kids. It’s about improving schools. It’s about increased educational opportunities for all families. It represents some of our highest American ideals because it’s about real freedom to access the best classroom model that will meet the needs of an individual student. It offers young people the opportunity for success in life [...]

Consumer Energy Choice In Georgia – By Jim Clarkson

January 21, 2014 J

The Georgia Territorial Service Act provides that new customers with a 900 KW or larger connected load may choose their supplier. This has lead to ferocious competition between Georgia Power, the Co-ops and Municipal power distributors in Georgia for new customers. Each utility offers those who qualify for choice their marginal cost prices. In other [...]

Rep Tom Graves Introduces All-of-the-Above Energy Plan

January 20, 2014 J

From the press release: Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) and 18 other representatives introduced the Energy Exploration and Production to Achieve National Demand (EXPAND) Act, an all-of-the-above energy independence plan for the United States. “This is a major energy plan for America that will create thousands of new jobs and keep [...]

Common Core Update – Reprint from GPPF

January 20, 2014 J

Common Core Background: The Common Core State Standards Initiative[1] defines itself as “a state-led effort that established a single set of clear educational standards for kindergarten through 12th grade in English language arts and mathematics that states voluntarily adopt.” Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue co-chaired the initiative for the National Governors Association and the press [...]

AFP Georgia 2014 Legislative Priorities

January 17, 2014

Click HERE for PDF download version A March deadline deadline for candidate filing and a historically early May 20th primary suggest a very fast 2014 legislative session. House Speaker David Ralston and Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle inferred as much at Wednesday’s GA Chamber Eggs and Issues Breakfast. Even still, Americans For Prosperity Georgia activists will [...]

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