The Kansas Legislature is considering proposals to lower Kansas’ costly green energy mandate known as a “renewable portfolio standard.” This mandate, passed in 2009, requires that 20% of energy produce in Kansas by 2020 come from renewable energy sources. While lowering the mandate is a step in the right direction, AFP supports a full repeal [...]
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Welcome to 2012! The Wichita Chapter of AFP will have its first meeting of the New Year at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9 at the Central Branch of the Wichita Public Library (223 S. Main, 3rd Floor. The group will be viewing a presentation of John Stossel's "Making Economics Come Alive," followed by a group discussion. For more information, contact Wichita AFP volunteer coordinator John Todd at firstname.lastname@example.org or AFP grassroots coordinator Susan Estes at email@example.com.
The Wichita Chapter of AFP will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12 at the Alford Branch of the Wichita Public Library (3447 S. Meridian). County Commissioner Richard Ranzau will be the guest speaker, presenting "The $1.5 million Regional Economic Area Partnership (REAP) HUD Sustainable Development Planning Grant: Economic Development or Economic Destruction?" Group discussion will follow Commissioner Ranzau's presentation. For more information, contact Wichita AFP volunteer coordinator John Todd at firstname.lastname@example.org or AFP grassroots coordinator Susan Estes at email@example.com.
You have probably heard by now that Americans for Prosperitys Wichita chapter is working with other local groups to let voters decide whether to allow the downtown Ambassador Hotel to keep a large portion of the special guest tax it charges for its own use.
Our petition efforts are on-going, and we have until the first week of December to gather the needed signatures. Registered voters who put their names on the petition are telling the city council that they support a ballot measure asking Wichita residents if the city should refund 75% of the hotels guest tax back to the hotel for its own use.
You are invited to join us for an Americans for Prosperity-Kansas grassroots meeting this week in Newton.
Well be meeting in the basement of the Harvey County Courthouse (800 North Main St., Newton) at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17. The topic of discussion will include:
The state of the states economy
How Kansas compares to other states
Using competition to grow our states economy
State representative Marc Rhoades will be our featured guest speaker for the grassroots meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Harvey County Courthouse.
If you have questions about the upcoming meeting, please contact Susan Estes at firstname.lastname@example.org.