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NC Supreme Court Approves Opportunity Scholarships

July 23, 2015

Opinions from the Court available here and here RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity, one of North Carolina’s leading advocates for educational freedom, issued a statement today celebrating the state’s Supreme Court overturning constitutional challenges to the state’s means-tested Opportunity Scholarship program. “The decision by the highest court in our state is first, and foremost, a win for […]

AFP Urges NC Senate to Pass Bill Delaying President Obama’s EPA Policy

July 23, 2015

Committee substitute protects North Carolinians from overregulation RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) North Carolina, the state’s leading advocate for a free-market energy policy, urged the state senate to vote for a committee substitute which passed the NC Senate Committee on Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources committee yesterday.  THe legislation will delay implementation of the […]

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Kyzer: Solar industry claims contradict state environment agency

July 29, 2015

By: Joseph Kyzer, Communications Director  Throughout debate this session surrounding North Carolina’s green energy mandate, the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS), its advocates have quietly stopped touting the supposed environmental benefits.  The reasons are simple: there are none, there are no studies showing any, the policy actually harms the environment and the N.C. Dept. of Environment and […]

AFP Urges State Lawmakers to Delay Implementing EPA’s 111d Rule

July 22, 2015

State Director Donald Bryson Provides Testimony in Support of HB 571 Today RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity’s (AFP) North Carolina State Director, Donald Bryson, provided testimony today to the NC Senate Committee on Agriculture, Environment, and Natural Resources in support of House Bill 571. The legislation will delay implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) controversial Clean Power […]

Washington Times: Donald Bryson explains opposition to green energy mandates

July 17, 2015

Coverage follows Wall Street Journal Opinion Editorial RALEIGH – State Director Donald Bryson of Americans for Prosperity North Carolina was quoted this week in a Washington Times article about an energy reform trend emerging in a half-dozen states this year. North Carolina joins Ohio, West Virginia, Michigan, Texas and Kansas as a state eyeing reform […]

Bryson in Wall St. Journal: “States Are Unplugging Their Renewable-Energy Mandates”

July 14, 2015

‘Elected officials taking steps to undo this damage.’ RALEIGH – State Director Donald Bryson at Americans for Prosperity North Carolina joined fellow Kansas State Director Jeff Glendening in a Wall Street Journal opinion supporting state energy policy reforms in their respective states that pursue a least-cost, consumer-driven agenda. State Director Donald Bryson in Wall St. Journal […]

AFP Releases Powerful School Choice Film

July 09, 2015

Launches “Voices for Choices” effort with film featuring Wilmington’s Douglass Academy charter school RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity North Carolina released a short film today featuring the incredible education students are receiving at Douglass Academy charter school in downtown Wilmington, NC, to promote its latest school choice advocacy effort, “Voices for Choices.” Watch the Film Now […]

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