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PR: Americans for Prosperity Urges Gov. Christie to Rescind Supreme Court Picks

March 01, 2012 J

For Immediate Release – March 1, 2012

Americans for Prosperity Urges Gov. Christie to Rescind Supreme Court Picks

Conservative Group to Oppose Nominations of Mayor Bruce Harris and First Assistant Attorney General Phillip Kwon

BOGOTA, NJ – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading free-market, grassroots organization is announcing today its opposition to the nominations of both Chatham Borough Mayor Bruce Harris and First Assistant Attorney General Phillip Kwon to the state Supreme Court.

“After careful review and consideration of these nominees, Americans for Prosperity cannot endorse their confirmation to the state’s highest court and will work to see that they are not confirmed by the state Senate,” said AFP state director Steve Lonegan.

PR: Taking a “Leap” on Offshore Windmill Scheme Again Shown to Be a Loser for New Jersey Taxpayers

February 29, 2012 J

For Immediate Release – February 29, 2012

Americans for Prosperity: Taking a “Leap” on Offshore Windmill Scheme Again Shown to Be a Loser for New Jersey Taxpayers

Pro-Taxpayer Group Reiterates Call for State to Put a Stop to $100 Million Taxpayer-Subsidized Boondoggle

BOGOTA, NJ – For the second time this month, a study performed by outside consultants has determined that tens of millions of taxpayer dollars would be churned up by the state’s planned offshore windmill scheme. In response, Americans for Prosperity is reiterating its call for the state to pull the plug on this severely misguided, economically destructive project.

The proposal to install the wind turbines, submitted by Fishermen’s Atlantic, LLC, was once again panned, this time by the Boston Pacific Company, Inc., who completed a cost-benefit analysis of the plan on behalf of the BPU.

PR: Clearing the Air of Environment New Jersey’s RGGI Propaganda

February 15, 2012 J

For Immediate Release – February 15, 2011
Contact: Mike Proto, 201-487-8844/201-281-2700
Contact: Steve Lonegan, 201-487-8844/201-881-6682

Americans for Prosperity: Clearing the Air of Environment New Jersey’s RGGI Propaganda

BOGOTA, NJ – Americans for Prosperity state director Steve Lonegan has released the following statement blasting Environment New Jersey, a far left environmental group, for spreading falsehoods and propagating the phony, bogus results of an economic analysis of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative cap-and-trade scheme.

“The radical environmental movement, including groups like Environment New Jersey, feed at the trough of cap-and-trade dollars. They are the winners of this massive redistribution of wealth, while consumers and private sector industry are the losers. That’s why will stop at nothing to perpetuate the lies and propaganda pertaining to the RGGI cap-and-trade tax.

PR: AFP: No Way to Spin It, Offshore Windmill Scheme a Loser for New Jersey

February 15, 2012 J

For Immediate Release – February 15, 2011

Americans for Prosperity: No Way to Spin It, Offshore Windmill Scheme a Loser for New Jersey

State’s Leading Free-Market, Pro-Taxpayer Group Calls for State to Squash Plans for Multi-Million Dollar, Taxpayer-Subsidized Boondoggle

BOGOTA, NJ – Americans for Prosperity is reiterating its call for the state to kibosh a $100 million, taxpayer-subsidized offshore wind project, citing a recent report by state consultants that the plan would have devastating long-term consequences for the state.

Urgent: Take Action on RGGI

February 14, 2012 J


Take Action Now to Stop the RGGI Counter-Attack!

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Last week, AFP alerted you about the RGGI counter-attack.

Now, it’s time to take action!

On Thursday, the Assembly will vote on Bill A1998, an attempt to force New Jersey back into the job-destroying RGGI Cap & Trade scheme!

You and I did not come this far to allow liberals in Trenton, beholden to far left environmental special interests groups, to push their radical agenda unopposed.

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