“Go home!” Americans for Prosperity-Michigan Urges Lawmakers

May 21, 2013

“Go Home!” Americans for Prosperity-Michigan Urges Lawmakers

LANSING, Mich.—“Go home,” Americans for Prosperity-Michigan urged state lawmakers on the heels of a target budget agreement from legislative leaders. The grassroots group thanked lawmakers for holding off on expanding the broken Medicaid system and avoiding a tax hike.

“We urge swift passage of the budget agreement. Then state lawmakers should go home!” said Scott Hagerstrom, state director of Americans for Prosperity-Michigan. “We want to thank lawmakers for holding off on expanding Medicaid and avoiding a tax hike on Michigan families. Give taxpayers the summer off.”

The group has been a lead opponent of a proposed Medicaid expansion and efforts to raise taxes in order to free up road funding.

“Let’s start the summer on a positive note,” Hagerstrom concluded. “Let Michigan’s small businesses and taxpayers focus their efforts on growing Michigan’s economy without distractions from Lansing.”

Contact: Annie Patnaude, cell, (202) 441-5193 or annie@afphq.org

Americans for Prosperity-Michigan is a statewide organization of more than 87,000 activists committed to strengthening our constitutional government, establishing fiscal restraint, and giving taxpayers greater control over government. We are dedicated to recruiting, training, educating and motivating grassroots activists to be effective in their own communities. Americans for Prosperity does not support or oppose candidates for public office.

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