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AFP LEADS BROAD COALITION STANDING AGAINST WIND PTC

117 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Keep Wind Energy Subsidy Expired TOPEKA - Today Americans for Prosperity and a broad coalition of organizations are releasing a letter to Congress urging lawmakers to oppose renewing the expired federal wind production energy tax credit. The letter includes 117 signers, including the American Energy Alliance, American Conservative Union, Americans for Tax Reform, R [...]

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Reform Education Spending!

September 20, 2013 J

Taxpayers invest a lot of money into our schools. Last year Kansas taxpayers spent more than $12,000 for every student in kindergarten through 12th grade. You don’t have to be an “A” student to realize our teachers aren’t getting rich. In fact the average salary for a teacher in Kansas is less than $48,000 a [...]

Upcoming meetings: Sept. 23 in Wichita

September 18, 2013 J

Join the Wichita Chapter of AFP-Kansas for a special grassroots training session at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23 at the downtown Spangles Restaurant (612 S. Broadway). You’ll hear from AFP-Kansas Field Director Susan Estes as she explains a new local grassroots activism program, followed by a group discussion and Q & A. For more information, [...]

AFP-KS TV Ad: Bureaucracy in Education

September 17, 2013 J,

This week, AFP-Kansas had a new TV ad hit the airwaves discussing education spending facts. How are we spending so much on education while education dollars aren’t necessarily getting into the classroom? Watch it here:   Fast Facts: Last year Kansas taxpayers spent more than $12,000 for every student, Kindergarten through 12th grade. (http://www.kansaspolicy.org/ResearchCenters/Education/EducationDataWarehouse/d97240.aspx?type=view) Teacher [...]

More than 1,700 have stood up for smaller government!

September 16, 2013 J,

We were proud to take our message of limited government and free markets to the 2013 Kansas State Fair last week in Hutchinson. During the course of the fair, hundreds stopped by our booth to discuss public policy and to sign our petitions to stand up for smaller government. By the end of the week, [...]