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AFP: Shame on NC House for Increasing Corporate Welfare

March 04, 2015

HB 177 increases taxpayer handouts to businesses by $15 million RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity wasted no time today calling out representatives who voted for House Bill 177 on second reading today, which increases the state’s corporate welfare slush funds by $15 million. The bill, which passed 87-32, renames and increases funding for the Job Development Investment Grants (JDIG). […]

AFP-NC Urges House Finance Committee to Oppose H.B. 117

March 02, 2015

RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity – North Carolina’s leading advocate for economic freedom – sent a letter Monday to members of the N.C. House Finance Committee urging them to oppose H.B. 117 “N.C. Competes Act.” State Director Donald Bryson signed the following letter: Members of the N.C. House of Representatives: I write to inform you […]

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AFP Statement on Gas Tax, Corporate Welfare Legislation Passing House Committees

March 04, 2015

‘North Carolinians should be stunned’ RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity – North Carolina’s leading advocate for economic freedom – issued a statement today in response to N.C. House committees passing Senate Bill 20 and House Bill 117.  State Director Donald Bryson issued the following statement: “North Carolinians should be stunned by today’s concurrent legislative action […]

AFP Statement on Gas Tax and Corporate Welfare Legislation

March 04, 2015

Stunned by today’s legislative action on a gas tax increase and corporate welfare spending RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity – North Carolina’s leading advocate for economic freedom – issued a statement today in response to N.C. House committees passing Senate Bill 20 and House Bill 117. State Director Donald Bryson issued the following statement: “North […]

Americans for Prosperity Releases Statement of Support for Opportunity Scholarship Program

February 24, 2015

RALEIGH, NC – Americans for Prosperity – North Carolina – a leading advocate for educational freedom – issued a statement of support Tuesday for expanding the state’s Opportunity Scholarship program. The statement was released as the North Carolina Supreme Court heard arguments in a pair of school choice lawsuits challenging the scholarships for low-income students. State Director Donald […]

AFP-North Carolina connects Keystone supporters to White House

February 17, 2015

Grassroots phone banks a national effort RALEIGH, NC – Americans for Prosperity’s North Carolina chapter joined a national effort this week to connect Keystone XL supporters with the White House urging President Obama to approve the pipeline. AFP field offices in Charlotte, Durham, High Point, Raleigh and Wilmington will host patch-call phone banks led by […]

AFP Disappointed with Senate Passage of NC Gas Tax Hike

February 12, 2015

Group says bill would create more volatility, isn’t a real cut.  Raleigh, NC – Americans for Prosperity, North Carolina’s leading advocate for economic freedom, announced its disappointment today after the N.C. Senate passed SB20, a substantial gas tax increase estimated to cost drivers an extra 5 cents per gallon through 2019. AFP-North Carolina State Director Donald […]

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