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Urge your Legislator to Let the Export-Import Bank Expire in June

March 20, 2015

The Export-Import Bank interferes with the economy by providing billions of dollars in loans to politically-connected companies overseas in places like Russia and China–. with your hard-earned tax dollars! The future of the Export-Import Bank — and whether or not part of your paycheck is going to prop up companies overseas — sits with Congress. […]

Send a Message to our Legislators: Stop the Gas Tax Hike

February 18, 2015

Just when we thought we had some relief at the gas pump, some lawmakers on Capitol Hill have begun to call for an increase in the nation’s gas tax. This is a misguided proposal that will hurt the economy and make life more difficult for millions of Americans who have benefited significantly from the sharp drop in prices. Take […]

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AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY KENTUCKY EXPOSES GAS TAX INCREASE

March 24, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — As lawmakers continue to conduct closed door meetings on raising the state’s gas tax, Julia Crigler, state director of Americans for Prosperity Kentucky, released the following statement: “This ‘compromise’ is political speak for a smaller tax increase and we believe the best way to create accountable government is sunlight . It is […]

AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY KENTUCKY LAUNCHES FINAL 48 HOURS PUSH TO STOP GAS TAX HIKE

March 23, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Americans for Prosperity Kentucky launches a final 48 hours push on Monday to stop the legislature from hiking the state’s gas tax. “Frankfort is trying to raise taxes on Kentucky families to reward special interests, so Americans for Prosperity Kentucky is using its more than 22,000 grassroots activists to inform lawmakers that […]

AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY KENTUCKY LAUNCHES RADIO ADS OPPOSING GAS TAX

March 19, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Americans for Prosperity Kentucky began a series of radio ads on Thursday targeting the legislature’s proposal to raise gas taxes. “They can call it a freeze, but we know it’s just a way for politicians to continue lining the pockets of special interests and what’s worse is that it comes just as […]

AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY KENTUCKY POLL SHOWS SUPPORT FOR LOCAL RIGHT-TO-WORK

March 19, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A poll released Thursday by Americans for Prosperity Kentucky shows that a majority of Kentuckians support local efforts to enact right-to-work laws. The poll asked 600 registered voters, “In Kentucky, the state legislature has not passed a right-to-work law. As a result, some local governments have been passing right-to-work laws that apply […]

AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY KENTUCKY ANNOUNCES GOP GUBERNATORIAL PRIMARY DEBATE

February 20, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Americans for Prosperity Kentucky, in partnership with National Review and Western Kentucky University Department of Political Science, announces a gubernatorial debate of Republican, primary candidates on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. “As an organization committed to economic freedom, we see this debate as an important opportunity to understand the candidates’ views on the […]

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