Remember the $750 pill? It’s now 99 cents

November 13, 2015

By Drew Klein, State Director This op-ed originally appeared in The Des Moines Register on November 13, 2015 The high cost of prescription drugs has been a frequent topic of conversation recently, with a bombastic case of price gouging making the rounds online. It centered on Daraprim, treatment for a parasitic infection frequently afflicting those with weakened […]

AFP Thanks Reps. Young, Blum, King for Opposing Export-Import Bank

July 06, 2015

Group engaged in yearlong effort to let the bank expire.  DES MOINES — The Iowa chapter of Americans for Prosperity is thanking US Representatives David Young, Rob Blum and Steve King for taking a stand against the Export-Import Bank. The national organization engaged in a yearlong effort with grassroots events, phone calls, paid media and direct […]

AFP-Iowa: ObamaCare Costs, Chaos Still Hurting Iowans

June 25, 2015

Group plans to continue pressing for patient-centered reforms. DES MOINES — Americans for Prosperity-Iowa released the following statement on the heels of the Supreme Court’s holding in King v. Burwell: “Just like yesterday, Iowans have to face the chaos and uncertainty of government-run healthcare; and just like yesterday and the past five years, our volunteers are […]

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 […]