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Clean Power Plan Proposed Rule

On June 2, 2014, EPA proposed a commonsense plan to cut carbon pollution from power plants. States, cities and businesses across the country are already taking action to address the risks of climate change. EPA’s proposal builds on those actions and is flexible – reflecting that different states have a different mix of sources and […]

Issues

An Event Without A Stage – By Joel Aaron Foster

May 22, 2014 J

Imagine an event without a stage, a broadcast without a broadcaster, an audience without observers. Impossible? Not only is it possible, it’s probable and AFP Georgia is doing exactly this with the launch of the AFP Georgia Issues Hub. It’s an event to re-define the very nature of communication in an event setting – an […]

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 […]