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No, “Conservative” Medicaid Expansions Don’t Work Either

February 26, 2015

Medicaid has been called a “humanitarian catastrophe” and “the greatest scandal in America. Bigger than Madoff, bigger than the Wall Street bailout, bigger even than the plight of the uninsured” because of the poor outcomes seen in the program. Medicaid is squeezing state budgets, driving the national debt, and delivering atrocious health outcomes. As many […]

AFP-NE Opposes LB 523, Increase Income Tax Rates

February 26, 2015

TO: Chairman Gloor and members of the Revenue Committee FROM: Matt Litt, Director SUBJECT: Statement of opposition to LB 523 DATE: February 26, 2015   Chairman Gloor and members of the Revenue Committee, on behalf of Americans for Prosperity-Nebraska and our more than 40,000 members across the state please accept my written testimony, for the […]

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AFP NEBRASKA PETITION FINDS GREAT OPPOSITION TO LEGISLATION PROPOSING GAS TAX HIKE

March 18, 2015

LINCOLN — A petition fighting a proposed gas tax hike that has been circulated through the internet by Americans for Prosperity Nebraska has now gathered a total of 1,000 signatures. Americans for Prosperity is the state’s foremost group of grassroots activists advocating for economic liberty. With over 1,000 signers, the petition has clearly made a point. […]

AFP-NE Disappointed in Revenue Committee Advancing Tax Increase, Not Relief

March 11, 2015

Chairman Mike Gloor of the Nebraska Legislature Revenue Committee has recently been using baseball to illustrate how tax relief should be achieved in our state essentially saying we need singles and can’t swing for the fence. Well, the Revenue Committee swung and hit a whopper of a tax increase! Today the committee voted to advance […]

AFP NEBRASKA STATE DIRECTOR GIVES TESTIMONY AT GAS TAX PROPOSAL HEARING

March 09, 2015

LINCOLN — Today, Americans for Prosperity Nebraska State Director, Matt Litt, testified before the Revenue Committee in opposition of LB 610. The bill would increase the motor fuel excise tax by 6 cents per gallon over the next 5 years. Mr. Litt released the following statement regarding his testimony and AFP’s opposition to LB 610: […]

AFP-NE Opposition to ObamaCare Medicaid Expansion in the News

February 26, 2015

The Omaha World Herald reported on the LB 472 hearing and featured opposition from Americans for Prosperity-Nebraska director, Matt Litt: Opponents said it would cost too much, put the state at risk if federal funding falls and add thousands more patients to a health care system that is short of providers. Matt Litt, state director […]

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