Arlington, VA – This morning Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s foremost advocate for economic freedom, issued a key vote alert opposing the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill being considered in Congress. AFP Federal Affairs Manager Christine Harbon Hanson stated: “Congress has shown an unwillingness to live up to its agreements on spending control. Following the framework of [...]


AFP Responds to Budget Deal

October 17, 2013

    AFP STATEMENT ON BUDGET DEAL Activists want meaningful spending cuts; will increase pressure on Congress Arlington, VA – Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s largest grassroots advocate for economic freedom, issued a statement following passage in the Senate and House of a budget deal. AFP President Tim Phillips said, ”AFP has said all along [...]

AFP warns GOP against debt ceiling hike

October 15, 2013 J

The conservative Americans For Prosperity group is warning lawmakers not to pass a clean hike of the federal debt ceiling on Saturday. The warning comes as lawmakers are searching for a solution to an approaching Oct. 17 deadline to avoid a default on federal debt. Republicans in the House have floated a proposal to approve [...]

They’re scared of you

October 14, 2013 J

The proponents of Medicaid expansion are scared. They have seen the hundreds of activists who attended the last two Medicaid Innovation and Reform Commission hearings and who are canvassing homes throughout the Commonwealth. Now they have a chance to see you when we return to the capitol for the one and only public testimony this Tuesday. [...]

AFP Reminds Congress: Keep Your Promise to Cut Spending

October 12, 2013

As details of ongoing negotiations over government funding and the debt ceiling emerge, Americans for Prosperity is again reminding lawmakers of their previous commitments to rein in wasteful government overspending.

The Battle in Congress

October 11, 2013 J,

Should we give Washington a blank check? At this moment, President Obama is working with leadership in both parties to put together a plan to raise the debt ceiling without cutting a single dollar in spending. Earlier this year we fought hard to maintain the spending cuts Congress already agreed to through the Budget Control [...]

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