Legislative Alerts

Proposal One: You Need to Know

February 16, 2015J

In December, state lawmakers passed a complex 10-bill transportation package that will raise an estimated $1.945 billion in new revenue. On May 5th, citizens will decide the fate of the plan. The legislation will not take effect unless citizens approve an increase in the state sales tax at the ballot box on May 5th.

Road package seeks $1.7 billion in tax hikes

December 19, 2014J,

The “deal” hammered out between political insiders will raise taxes to the tune of $1.7 billion in new revenue. (1) In addition to a mishmash of tax hikes, the plan includes giveaways to special interests that have nothing to do with our roads!

Oppose complex, tax-hiking roads “deal”

December 19, 2014J

I urge you to oppose the tentative road-funding plan hammered out by political leaders today. Based on the limited information made available about this plan, it appears this package of bills would raise taxes on the middle-class by more than $1.8 billion.

Citizen Activist Day at the Capitol

November 10, 2014J

AFP experts will provide training and talking points that will equip you to interact with your policymakers on this and other issues. A complimentary breakfast and lunch will be served for all who come out to lobby their lawmakers.

Taxpayers could be in for a NASTY lame duck surprise

November 10, 2014J

Taxpayers could be in for a nasty lame duck surprise this year. Governor Snyder and Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville have indicated that a gas tax hike is at the top of their lame duck “to do” list.