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Insight to Action: How Do You Talk to Your Friends About the Negative Impact of ObamaCare?

October 01, 2014

We all know the Affordable Care Act was a failed attempt at reforming the healthcare system.  Now we must properly message the dangers of the healthcare overhaul to our friends, family, and local community. Join us on Thursday, October 9th, as Avik Roy, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and Opinion Editor at Forbes, explains […]

Insight to Action: Spreading the Message of Freedom- Webinar

September 16, 2014

Make sure you tune into this week’s Insight to Action webinar with Dr. Arthur Brooks. Dr. Brooks will be discussing how to correctly deliver our message of freedom and prosperity so it can spread like wild fire throughout our local communities. Dr. Brooks is the president of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). Before leading AEI, […]

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AFP-Iowa: Gas Tax Hike Just “Kicks Can Down the Road”

February 25, 2015

Group’s director says the bill is short-sighted and hurts lower- income Iowans.  DES MOINES — Americans for Prosperity-Iowa reacted with disappointment as the House voted to pass a gas tax increase. AFP-Iowa State Director Drew Klein had the following to say: “We’re disappointed that Iowa legislators used extreme tactics to shut down debate and circumvent the committee […]

AFP Launches Major Effort to Stop a Gas Tax Hike

February 03, 2015

Group says a long-term solution is needed to to make roads a priority. DES MOINES — Americans for Prosperity-Iowa announced today the launch of a major effort to stop a new gas tax hike in Iowa. The organization’s 45,000-strong grassroots force is engaging on this issue by contacting their lawmakers and encouraging them to avoid […]

AFP to Obama: Don’t Meddle in Local Broadband Issues

January 14, 2015

DES MOINES — Americans for Prosperity is reiterating its opposition to federal incursion into municipal broadband services, ahead of President Obama’s trip to Cedar Falls to pitch the idea. The organization has been actively opposing efforts by federal agencies to get involved in providing municipal broadband services. AFP Iowa Director Drew Klein released the following statement: […]

Christmas Surprise: CoOpportunity Shows ACA’s Inherent Flaws

December 24, 2014

Americans for Prosperity highlights co-op’s inability to work in spite of excessive funding, top leadership DES MOINES – Americans for Prosperity’s (AFP) Iowa chapter is responding to today’s story of CoOpportunity Health’s failure and takeover by the state. CoOpportunity was one of several state-based health insurance co-ops created to provide insurance under President Obama’s health care law. […]

AFP Congrats Mayor Corbett for Welcoming Rideshare to Cedar Rapids

December 05, 2014

Cedar Rapids Does the Right Thing While Des Moines Penalizes Entrepreneurship Cedar Rapids, Iowa,  – Americans for Prosperity’s Iowa chapter today congratulated Mayor Corbett for welcoming rideshare to Cedar Rapids while Des Moines contemplates heavy regulations that will hamper job creation and consumer choice. “We applaud Mayor Corbett for welcoming rideshare to Cedar Rapids and […]

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