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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 Six-Figure Ad Buy Focuses Ads on Medicaid Expansion, ObamaCare Risk Factors

August 26, 2013

LANSING, Mich. – Americans for Prosperity-Michigan today announced a six-figure ad buy that will start in Michigan today. It encompasses two separate radio ads. One connects Medicaid expansion to the Obamacare “train wreck,” urging state senators to oppose expanding Medicaid. The other highlights concerns raised by union leaders like James Hoffa about the negative impact […]

AFPF: Friedman Legacy Day 2013 Wrap-Up

August 01, 2013 J

Yesterday, groups throughout the nation, including our sister organization Americans for Prosperity Foundation-Michigan, celebrated what would have been Milton Friedman's 101st birthday. Friedman believed that it was criminal to leave children in failing public schools. He believed that competition was the best way to increase choice for parents and students. And because of competition, public and private schools would be forced to provide effective learning environments or risk losing resources.

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.