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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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Upcoming Meetings: Feb. 10 in Wichita

February 06, 2014 J,

You are invited to join the Wichita area chapter of Americans for Prosperity for our monthly meeting next Monday night. Join us at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10 at Spangles Restaurant (612 S. Broadway) for a continuation of our discussion of the book “We Still Hold These Truths,” by Matthew Spalding of The Heritage Foundation. [...]

Rally for School Choice!

February 05, 2014 J,

Join the fight for economic freedom in a most critical area: school choice. School choice empowers families. Education should be child-centered, not institution-centered. Free-market and consumer-driven reforms will have a positive impact on the nation’s schools, student outcomes and parental satisfaction in their children’s education. Join AFP-Kansas and other organizations at a rally for school [...]

Kansas Issues This Week: Renewable Portfolio Standards

January 30, 2014 J,

This week we announced the launch of a statewide effort to repeal the Renewable Portfolio Standard in Kansas, with statewide TV and radio ads urging Kansans to contact legislators and Gov. Brownback about repealing these costly energy mandates. RPS mandates and the like are another example of well-intentioned policies doing more harm than good. It [...]

AFP-Kansas RPS Repeal Ad: Details and Sources

January 29, 2014 J,

Issue Background – The RPS was proposed by Gov. Kathleen Sebelius and signed into law by Gov. Mark Parkinson in 2009 as part of a comprehensive energy bill that was intended to allow Sunflower Electric to expand their coal-fired power plant in Holcomb, Kan., that was being delayed by the Kansas Department of Health and [...]