Putting Grassroots Pressure on Legislators to Stop Gas Tax Hike Des Moines, IA – Americans for Prosperity – Iowa is launching a new grassroots initiative, No Gas Tax Iowa, to put grassroots pressure on legislators not to hike the gas tax. The effort will empower local activists to petition their legislators through social media and [...]
As we look forward to the new year, AFP Iowa is excited to announce our 2013 policy goals. State Budget State expenditures should not exceed state revenue. AFP Iowa will not support any Budget proposal that spends more money than the state takes in. Property Taxes Iowa ranks 42nd in the Tax Foundation’s State Business [...]
Dr. Friedman will be remembered around the world as one of the 20th century’s greatest champions of freedom. He was a renowned champion for school choice. Come join Governor Terry Branstad and AFP state director Mark Lucas over breakfast to celebrate the life of Dr. Milton Friedman on his 100th birthday! “Parents generally have both greater [...]
By: Mark Lucas Cedar Rapids Gazette- Opinion In May, Iowa celebrated a dubious milestone: State government logged an record in tax collections. With $794.5 million in net tax receipts to the state treasury, it’s a boom time for state government. Yet it’s anything but a boom time for Iowa taxpayers and workers, who are still [...]
Friday, May 11, Americans for Prosperity Iowa hosted a “Refueling America” Rally to share real solutions for America’s energy future with concerned citizens and activists.
Senator Rand Paul, Congressman Steve King, AFP Executive Vice President, Tracy Henke, and AFP-Iowa State Director Mark Lucas addressed the crowd. See below for photos from the event, which drew over 100 attendees.