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ACTION ALERT: Pass House Bill 681, NC Energy Ratepayers Protection Act

April 17, 2015

RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity – North Carolina’s leading advocate for economic freedom – launched an action alert this week urging state lawmakers to pass H.B. 681, the NC Energy Ratepayers Protection Act, and repeal the Renewable Portfolio Standard. ACTION ALERT: #RepealRPS “North Carolina needs affordable and reliable power to get our manufacturing sector moving again […]

ACTION ALERT: Pass H.B. 200 in General Assembly

April 06, 2015

‘We have enough government in the doctor’s office’ The General Assembly is considering a bill to lower health care costs by reforming an intrusive regulation called Certificate of Need. Tell your representative to reform Certificate of Need Certificate of Need limits alternative, out-patient health care access by requiring new practices demonstrate a “need” for their […]

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Bryson on RPS vote: “Let companies compete.”

April 22, 2015

RALEIGH – State Director Donald Bryson at Americans for Prosperity – North Carolina issued a statement Wednesday following the failure of HB 681 NC Energy Ratepayers Protection Act to pass the House Public Utilities Committee: “We’re disappointed that ratepayers could still be burdened with higher fees and bills to benefit well-connected industries under the Renewable Portfolio […]

AFP-NC Launches Grassroots Effort to Repeal Renewable Portfolio Standard

April 20, 2015

RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity – North Carolina’s leading advocate for economic freedom – has launched a grassroots, digital ad, and social media initiative urging state House members to pass legislation, HB 681, ending the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS). AFP is directing concerned citizens to visit RepealRPS.com to sign a petition. “At our six […]

AFP and Coalition to NC Legislature: Repeal the Renewable Portfolio Standard

April 16, 2015

RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity – North Carolina’s leading advocate for economic freedom – joined a coalition of policy research groups and grassroots organizations in a letter today urging lawmakers to move to end the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS). View the coalition letter here. Earlier this week Rep. Chris Millis filed House Bill 681 […]

New AFP-NC Poll: 74% say lower taxes, less government grow economy

April 14, 2015

72% say lower-tax states more economically competitive RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity – North Carolina’s leading advocate for economic freedom – released a poll today gauging recent public opinion on taxes and government spending, leading up to Tax Day.   Click here to view the poll. The poll found 83% of North Carolina registered voters expect […]

Letter to the Editor: ‘Let distillers prosper, create jobs’

April 06, 2015

Appeared in the Charlotte Observer – April 5, 2015 Change outdated law; will let distillers prosper, create jobs The writer is a field director at Americans for Prosperity. Wineries and breweries flourish in this state because there is no law prohibiting them from selling their product. The potential growth of the distillery industry is stunted […]

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