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Action Alert: Fight the EPA with the RASP Act

January 21, 2015

The Obama Administration’s EPA is trying to take over our energy here in Indiana. It’s proposing new rules on carbon emissions that will result in higher energy prices and fewer jobs. Thankfully our state lawmakers can do something about it. They can pass legislation that prohibits the state from implementing the EPA’s plan until all […]

Action Alert: Eliminate Government Mandated Wages

January 12, 2015

Right now in Indiana construction wages for publicly funded projects are often artificially higher than fair market value, limiting competition and wasting our tax dollars. How is this happening? It’s called the Common Construction Wage. The Common Construction Wage is determined when government bureaucrats and union bosses get together and set the price we as […]

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AFP Applauds Pence and Legislature for Passing Right to Try Bill

March 25, 2015

Legislation gives terminally ill patients access to potentially life-saving drugs ahead of FDA approval INDIANAPOLIS – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading advocate for patient-centered health care reform, today applauded Governor Pence and the state legislature for passing Right to Try legislation. The bill gives terminally ill patients easier access to potentially life-saving pharmaceutical medications that […]

AFP Applauds Changes to Indy Soccer Stadium Legislation, HB 1273

March 24, 2015

Changes Position on Bill from Opposed to Neutral INDIANAPOLIS – Americans for Prosperity sent an open letter today to the Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee in support of the taxpayer protections in an amendment to the Indianapolis soccer stadium bill, HB 1273. While AFP still has concerns on whether this is an infrastructure priority for taxpayers, AFP is […]

AFP Launches South Bend Radio Ad Supporting CCW Repeal

March 03, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – Today, the Indiana Chapter of Americans for Prosperity, the state’s largest grassroots organization supporting the interests of Hoosier taxpayers, launched radio ads in the South Bend media markets in support of HB 1019. Click here to listen to the radio ad. “House Bill 1019 is a common sense measure to make sure we are using […]

Senate Leader: Indy Eleven Stadium Not a Priority

February 27, 2015

Indianapolis Star February 25, 2015 The Indiana House on Wednesday passed the Indy Eleven stadium bill, which moves to the Senate — apparently with a lukewarm reception from the chamber’s leader. By a vote of 74-21, lawmakers passed a financing structure for the $82 million, 18,500-seat stadium. It would be paid for with taxes generated […]

AFP Applauds House for Repealing Common Construction Wage

February 25, 2015

Ending government-mandated wage would be a great victory for taxpayers INDIANAPOLIS – Americans for Prosperity today applauded the Indiana House for passing HB1019, repeal of the Common Construction Wage, which provides for a government mandated wage for all public construction projects. AFP and other opponents of the project point out that the wage inflates labor costs and […]

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