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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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RPS FACTS

May 12, 2014 J,

What they say: Supporters of Renewable Portfolio Standard mandates make the claim that RPS is not responsible for electric rate increases. Some suggest that the 2013 and 2014 Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) reports prove that RPS mandates have not caused rate increases. Reality check: The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) reports what percentage of overall revenue [...]

Upcoming Events: May 12 in Wichita

May 05, 2014 J,

You are invited to join the Wichita chapter of Americans for Prosperity-Kansas for a DVD presentation of Stossel in the Classroom at 7 p.m. May 12 at Spangles restaurant downtown (612 S. Broadway). The focus of Monday’s meeting will be “The Power of the Markets vs. the Failure of Regulation.” A group discussion and Q&A [...]

Health Care Compact Signed Into Law

April 23, 2014 J,

TOPEKA, KAN. – The Kansas chapter of the grassroots group Americans for Prosperity released the following statement today in response to Gov. Sam Brownback signing the Health Care Compact bill into law: “Health care decisions should be made by Kansas officials, not the federal government,” said AFP-Kansas State Director Jeff Glendening. “With Congressional approval, the [...]

Governor Signs School Finance Bill

April 21, 2014 J

TOPEKA, KAN. – Gov. Sam Brownback today signed a bill funding education as well as implementing a number of education reforms. The Kansas chapter of the grassroots group Americans for Prosperity issued the following statement in response: “Americans for Prosperity-Kansas supported several elements of this education bill, including reforms that create more choices for parents [...]

Rich States, Poor States: 2014 Edition

April 15, 2014 J,

The American Legislative Exchange Council has released its 2014 Rich States, Poor States report. The report is an analysis of how states are performing in the economy and each state’s economic outlook. According to the latest report, Kansas’ Economic Performance Rank is 32, based on our GDP, migration and employment rates. It’s slightly better than [...]