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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-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 […]

AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY NEBRASKA OPPOSES THE LATEST ATTEMPT TO EXPAND MEDICAID

February 26, 2015

LINCOLN — Sen. Campbell has introduced the third iteration of ObamaCare Medicaid Expansion and the hearing on the bill, LB 472, was held today. Americans for Prosperity Nebraska opposes ObamaCare Medicaid expansion and, as the organization has done in the past, will testify in opposition to the bill. Nebraska’s AFP State Director, Matt Litt, released the […]

AFP NEBRASKA APPLAUDS COMMITTEE’S STEP TOWARD PROPERTY TAX RELIEF

February 05, 2015

LINCOLN — Today the Appropriations Committee of the Nebraska Legislature agreed upon transferring $45 million to the property tax relief fund. Governor Pete Ricketts had recommended a transfer of $60 million, though. Americans for Prosperity Nebraska State Director, Matt Litt, released the following statement in reaction to this decision: “Americans for Prosperity Nebraska has focused […]

AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY NEBRASKA POINTS OUT SEVERAL FLAWS IN PRESIDENT’S BUDGET

February 02, 2015

LINCOLN — Following the release of President Obama’s FY 2016 Budget, Americans for Prosperity Nebraska, the state’s largest grassroots organization advocating for economic freedom, released the following statement: “The President’s budget calls for $1.091 trillion in discretionary spending, blowing through the spending caps that he agreed to,” said State Director, Matt Litt. Litt continued, “The […]

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