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AFP-MI Thanks Lawmakers for Standing on Principle

LANSING, Mich. – The grassroots group Americans for Prosperity-Michigan thanked Senate lawmakers for their commitment to protecting Michigan taxpayers. Scott Hagerstrom, Michigan state director of the grassroots group, issued the following statement on the heels of a late-night session that concluded without passage of a massive gas tax hike: “Thankfully, the Michigan Senate recognized that […]


AFP-Michigan Plans Initiative to Educate Citizens on Lawmakers’ Voting Record

June 20, 2013

LANSING, Mich. -- Americans For Prosperity-Michigan is planning to purchase radio ads this summer to educate Michiganders on the votes that their lawmakers have taken. "A key part of AFP's mission is to educate citizens, and residents of Michigan deserve to know how their lawmakers vote," says Scott Hagerstrom, State Director of AFP-Michigan. "Their votes impact families and individuals in very big ways and while taxpayers are working to put food on the table, lawmakers have been making reforms that impact their health care, tax rates, and their schools."

Americans For Prosperity Launches New Effort Opposing Medicaid Expansion

June 12, 2013 J

Arlington, VA – Americans for Prosperity, the largest free market grassroots organization, has launched a bold effort in Michigan and Pennsylvania to urge key state representatives and senators to vote against irresponsible and unaffordable expansion of Medicaid under President Obama’s health care law. Thousands of activists are expected to make calls to their lawmakers, and online ads will run carrying the message: “Medicaid is Bad Medicine.”