It’s been a crazy few months…

November 10, 2015

In June, the Louisiana State Legislature voted to raise taxes by over $700 million, and voted for a scheme that would pave the way for Medicaid expansion under Obamacare. And we haven’t let them live it down since! For the past few months, we have been making tens of thousands of phone calls, knocking on […]

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 […]