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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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Legislature Passes School Finance Bill, Education Reforms

April 07, 2014 J,

TOPEKA, KAN. – The Kansas chapter of the grassroots group Americans for Prosperity applauded the Kansas Legislature’s passage of a school finance bill. The bill, approved Sunday evening, includes a number of education reforms. “The removal of teacher tenure was a great win for Kansas students,” said AFP-Kansas State Director Jeff Glendening. “Our kids deserve [...]

What’s our Wichita Chapter doing in April?

March 28, 2014 J,

Mark your calendars now, because the Wichita Chapter of Americans for Prosperity-Kansas already has several important training sessions planned: Tuesday, April 8 Join us at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 8 in the meeting room of the Wichita Public Library’s Central Branch (223 S. Main). Citizen activist and blogger Bob Weeks will present “How to use [...]

RELEASE: Kansas Senate Approves RPS Repeal

March 25, 2014 J,

TOPEKA, KAN. – The Kansas chapter of the grassroots group Americans for Prosperity applauds the members of the Kansas Senate who voted to repeal Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) in the Sunflower State. “For weeks, thousands of Kansans have made phone calls, sent email messages, and reached out to their elected officials asking them to repeal [...]

Medicaid Expansion Video: Sources and Information

March 25, 2014 J,

We believe that any discussion of Medicaid should begin with its track record on patient health. On that score, Medicaid is an abject failure: Medicaid recipients consistently fare poorly on medical access and outcomes. Their access to doctors and specialists is significantly lower than those with private insurance or even the uninsured. Their death rate [...]

Kansas Issues This Week: Medicaid Expansion

March 24, 2014 J,

The Medicaid program in Kansas needs to be reformed, not expanded. Putting more people into a broken system doesn’t make anyone better off. It’s an incredibly costly program, with estimated costs between $822 million and $1.39 billion over the next 10 years, even after the federal government pays its share. Rather than continuing to pour [...]