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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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AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY REACTS TO NEW EPA RULES

June 03, 2014

“Administration Destroying Jobs for No Clear Environmental Benefit” TOPEKA – Today Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s largest grassroots advocate for free market energy policies, reacted to new carbon regulations released by the EPA, which calls for a 30 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. A recent report from the US Chamber of Commerce found that [...]

PHONE BANK: June 5 in Gardner

May 30, 2014 J,

Our activists across the country are stepping up to grow our nationwide grassroots presence, and you have an opportunity to join us June 5 at Perkins restaurant in Gardner. You’ll be making phone calls to like-minded friends and neighbors to find out where they stand on important issues like Obamacare, wasteful spending, and taxes, using [...]

OPINION: Give Kansans a Utility Bill Break

May 30, 2014 J,

Every time you flip on a light switch, Topeka makes sure it costs more than it should. It’s been this way since 2009, when our state legislature and Gov. Mark Parkinson forced the state’s utility companies to obtain 20 percent of their electricity by the end of the decade. They called this mandate the Renewable [...]

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 [...]