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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 [...]


Americans for Prosperity Foundation Discusses School Choice, Celebrates Economist Milton Friedman with Events

July 29, 2013 J

Our sister organization Americans for Prosperity Foundation will host three events around the state this Wednesday to discuss school choice and celebrate the 101st birthday of Milton Friedman, one of the greatest economists of the 20th Century. Friedman believed that giving parents and children choices over their education could positively transform state and national economic landscapes.

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."