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Americans for Prosperity Disappointed in School Voucher Decision

August 21, 2014

Decision denies North Carolina families educational freedom Raleigh, NC – Americans for Prosperity, one of North Carolina’s leading advocates for educational freedom, has issued a statement in regards to a ruling in Wake County Superior Court on North Carolina’s Opportunity Scholarship program. Today, Judge Robert ruled that North Carolina’s school voucher program is unconstitutional. “We are [...]

AFP: Distinct Difference Between Conservative and Republican

August 18, 2014

Americans for Prosperity Urges State House to Vote No On HB 1224 “this bill shows that there is a distinct difference between being a conservative and being a Republican” RALEIGH, NC – Americans for Prosperity, North Carolina’s leading advocate for economic freedom, is calling on members of the State House to reject new corporate welfare [...]

Americans for Prosperity Tells GOP Reps: Stop Supporting Ex-Im Bank

August 14, 2014

Ramping Up Grassroots Pressure on Both Parties to Oppose Cronyist Institution RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity has begun a major grassroots initiative to put pressure on key members of the North Carolina congressional delegation to oppose reauthorization of the Export Import bank. Particularly heavy pressure is being placed on Representative Patrick McHenry, who recently flip-flopped [...]

Americans for Prosperity Applauds Biennial Budget

August 07, 2014

Keeps Tax Cuts, Balances the Budget, and Gives Teachers a Pay Raise RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity – North Carolina applauded the budget signed today by Governor McCrory, and passed by the General Assembly, for keeping scheduled 2015 tax cuts in place, balancing the budget, and giving a raise to the state’s teachers. The state’s leading [...]

AFP-NC to NCGA: Watch Good Movies, Don't Study Them

July 31, 2014

Grassroots Organization Reminds Legislators to Cut Handouts to Hollywood RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity’s North Carolina Deputy State Director, Donald Bryson, is getting exasperated with lawmakers who say they want to support fiscal responsibility and end corporate welfare, but can’t kick the film subsidy habit. AFP is urging lawmakers to vote no on today’s vote on [...]

AFP-NC Applauds House Committee For Voting Down Corporate Handouts

July 30, 2014

RALEIGH, NC – Americans for Prosperity, North Carolina’s leading advocate for economic freedom, today applauded the State House Finance Committee on their vote to not concur with the State Senate’s changes on House Bill 1224. “Today’s vote by the Finance Committee was exciting. It seems that elected officials in Raleigh are turning the corner and [...]

Americans for Prosperity Urges House to Reject Corporate Welfare

July 25, 2014

Asks Lawmakers to Strip out “Jobs Catalyst Fund” when Voting on Sales Tax Measure RALEIGH, NC – Americans for Prosperity released the following statement in response to yesterday’s passage of House Bill 1224 in the State Senate. While the bill primarily deals with changes to local sales taxes, a provision hidden within the bill creates [...]

Deputy State Director Donald Bryson on TWC News Capital Tonight

July 24, 2014

Wednesday night, Deputy State Director Donald Bryson was a featured guest on TWC News Capital Tonight with Tim Boyum. Donald talked about the recent Affordable Care Act rulings as well proposed local sales tax hikes to pay for teacher salary increases and transportation funding. Watch the entire segment here Like this post? Chip in $5 [...]

Americans for Prosperity Saddened at Passing of Rep. Jim Fulghum

July 22, 2014

Statesman and Doctor Made North Carolina a Better Place RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity – North Carolina Deputy State Director Donald Bryson released the following statement in response to the passing of retired neurosurgeon and State Representative Jim Fulghum. “Representative Jim Fulghum retired from medicine to apply his people-oriented, problem-solving mindset to tackling the big issues facing [...]