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AFP Supports H.B. 334 ‘Transfer Office of Charter Schools’

August 19, 2015

 Targets conference committee members for support  RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity – North Carolina’s leading grassroots advocate for school choice – expressed support Wednesday for a state senate proposal to reform  charter school oversight. House Bill 334 ‘Transfer Office of Charter Schools’ would move the Charter School Advisory Board and the Office of Charter Schools under the […]

AFP Applauds General Assembly Spending Agreement

August 18, 2015

Urges lawmakers to continue working on permanent spending restraint and keep tax provisions out of budget RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity, North Carolina’s leading advocate for economic freedom, issued a statement Tuesday responding to reports of a spending limit agreement between state House and Senate budget writers.   State Director Donald Bryson issued the following statement:  “We are […]

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AFP-North Carolina Adds Deputy State Director

August 27, 2015

Tyler Voigt to lead grassroots strategy RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity, North Carolina’s freedom-focused grassroots advocacy organization, announced a new hire Thursday with the addition of Deputy State Director Tyler Voigt. Voigt started with Americans for Prosperity’s Virginia chapter in the summer of 2013 as a field director, leading grassroots activities in the southwest region […]

AFP: North Carolina energy policy “morally repugnant”

August 26, 2015

“A chance to stop the corrupt culture”  RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity, North Carolina’s leading grassroots advocate for economic freedom, issued a statement today on the future of the state’s taxpayer handouts to renewable energy companies, in the context of ongoing state budget negotiations. Americans for Prosperity-North Carolina State Director Donald Bryson provided the following statement: […]

Wilmington Star Opinion: ‘Don’t deny children access to high-performing schools.’

August 19, 2015

The following opinion appeared in the Wilmington Star News By: Donald Bryson Thousands of students across North Carolina are getting the unique, innovative education they need thanks to North Carolina lifting a cap on new charter schools in 2011. Between 1999 and 2013, charter school enrollment grew from 1% to 3.3% of public schools statewide. […]

AFP Applauds Senate for Passing Taxpayer Protection Act

August 12, 2015

Time for House to follow suit and permanently prioritize fiscal restraint over special interests RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity North Carolina wasted no time today applauding state senators for passing Senate Bill 607 and urging the House to follow suit. SB 607, the Taxpayer Protection Act, puts a ballot question before voters that would permanently cap the […]

AFP Says Attorney General is Wrong on EPA’s “Clean Power” Rule

August 12, 2015

“the Attorney General showed that his policy priorities are out of line with North Carolina’s policy needs.” RALEIGH – Today Americans for Prosperity, North Carolina’s leading advocate for economic freedom, responded to Attorney General Roy Cooper’s letter to state legislators, in support of President Obama’s carbon rule, the Environmental Protection Agency’s sweeping and controversial “Clean Power Plan” (CPP). Americans […]

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