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Key Vote Alert – No on the Bed Tax!

May 12, 2015

Dear Legislator, On behalf of more than 42,000 Americans for Prosperity activists across Louisiana, I am writing you in regards to House Concurrent Resolution 75, which “provides for a hospital stabilization formula,” – or as it is more commonly known, a “bed tax.” This proposal is little more than a thinly veiled attempt to coax Louisiana […]

AFP Key Votes Against Bed Tax (HCR 75)

May 06, 2015

Dear Representative On behalf of more than 42,000 Americans for Prosperity activists across Louisiana, I am writing you in regards to House Concurrent Resolution 75, which “provides for a hospital stabilization formula,” – or as it is more commonly known, a “bed tax.” This proposal is little more than a thinly veiled attempt to coax […]

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AFP-Louisiana Launches Accountability Effort with Radio, Field, Web Investments

July 08, 2015

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana chapter of Americans for Prosperity is announcing plans to hold state lawmakers accountable for the votes they took on key economic issues this session, by initiating a public education effort with radio, field and online components. The effort includes a significant statewide radio investment, with the ad directing the public to find […]

AFP Statement on Sine Die in Baton Rouge

June 12, 2015

BATON ROUGE — Following today’s conclusion of the 2015 Louisiana Legislative session, AFP Louisiana State Director Phillip Joffrion made the following comments: “This legislative session was fraught with tax increases and failures to address the causes of Louisiana’s budget problems. The past few months have only served to highlight what we already knew: Louisiana needs fundamental tax reform and […]

AFP-Louisiana Launches Effort to Secure Paycheck Protection Legislation

April 28, 2015

Group is engaging citizens across the state with canvassing, website, mail, phone banks. BATON ROUGE — Americans for Prosperity-Louisiana is continuing a push to secure paycheck protection legislation in the state, ahead of a scheduled committee vote this Thursday. The group has invested in direct mail around the state to educate Louisianans about the fact […]

AFP-LA to Lawmakers: No More Medicaid Expansion Attempts

April 27, 2015

BATON ROUGE – Volunteers from the Louisiana chapter of Americans for Prosperity are making phone calls into the capitol to once again oppose Medicaid expansion bills that are now perennially pushed by various lawmakers. The group released a robust legislative agenda for the 2015 session, including advocating for paycheck protection, but State Director Phillip Joffrion […]

AFP to Congress: Expedite Liquefied Natural Gas Projects

January 27, 2015

Group’s activists plan to contact Louisiana delegation to express support. BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana chapter of Americans for Prosperity is urging the state’s Congressional delegation to support legislation that would expedite the approve process for liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects, including H.R. 351. According to estimates, the bill could help create as many as […]

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