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Lame Ducks Amuck

Even though the elections are over, don’t let 2014’s Lame-Duck Session take you by surprise. This is the time of year when elected officials pass harmful, short-sighted legislation because they feel less obligated to act in their constituents’ best interests. Take the time to tell your representatives to vote against Lame-Duck issues now!

Kill the Death Tax

The death tax, also known as the estate tax, is a tax on a person’s assets at death. When one generation wishes to pass family business assets down to the next generation, the death tax can threaten the continued viability of the business’ operations. Join AFP in repealing the death tax.

Share your ObamaCare Horror Story

It’s shocking to see how many people have been hurt by ObamaCare. Take a look at some of the personal experiences we’ve collected from all 50 states. If you’ve been harmed by this disruptive law, it’s your turn to have your story heard.

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Americans for Prosperity on Ride-Share Regs: Don’t Jack Our Ride

September 04, 2014

Urges Lawmakers and Regulators to Embrace Entrepreneurship, Not Cronyism Louisville, Ky – Americans for Prosperity issued a direct response to the announcement of plans by state regulators to issue regulations on ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft. Noting that the companies are bringing innovation, entrepreneurship, and a great service to the market, Americans for Prosperity discouraged […]

AFP to Speaker Stumbo: EPA Regs are No Joke

July 25, 2014

FRANKFORT – Americans for Prosperity responded today to State Representative Gregory Stumbo’s claim on social media that he was kicked out of the White House over comments about the new EPA regulations on carbon emissions. AFP reminded Speaker Stumbo that while he pretends to play tough, families in Kentucky are facing higher energy prices and less jobs. “Mr. […]

Budget Shortfall “Solution” Sets Kentucky Up for Failure

July 17, 2014 J,

    Budget Shortfall “Solution” sets Kentucky Up for Failure  FRANKFORT – Julia Crigler, the new State Director of Americans for Prosperity – Kentucky, offered the following statement in response to Governor Beshear’s budget announcement: “It’s disappointing that Governor Beshear has again chosen to irresponsibly take from the egregiously underfunded rainy day fund that already […]

AFP Applauds McCarthy on Ex-Im Bank; Urges House to Oppose Re-Authorization

July 16, 2014 J,

Arlington, Va. — Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s foremost grassroots advocate for economic freedom, is applauding incoming House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy for his position on the Export-Import Bank, and urging his House colleagues to join him in opposing reauthorization. The group is leading a broad coalition of organizations, representing millions of Americans, in calling […]

AFP on GDP: Obama’s Failed. Opportunity, Growth the Answer

July 16, 2014 J,

Arlington, Va. — Americans for Prosperity President Tim Phillips released the following statement regarding news that first quarter GDP was revised down to -2.9%, the worst contraction in five years: “Much of the Obama administration was holed up at the Working Families Summit earlier this week, talking over solutions for those who are struggling in this […]