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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 [...]

AFP: Give a Hand Up to Children, Not Taxpayer Handouts to Hollywood

July 16, 2014

Grassroots group calls for film subsidy funding to be redirected to Opportunity Scholarships RALEIGH – With the state budget in deadlock, Americans for Prosperity urged Governor Pat McCrory and the General Assembly to put an end to expensive special interest subsidies to Hollywood film companies, and to apply the savings to improving educational options for North [...]

Mom to Kay Hagan: Runaway Washington Spending is Not Helping Middle Class

July 10, 2014

New Americans for Prosperity TV Ad Urges Senator to Change Course  RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity is ramping up pressure on Senator Kay Hagan to stop the runaway spending in Washington which is harming middle class North Carolinians like Nell Todd, a mother of three from New Bern.  In a new AFP television ad Nell explains how prices [...]

The ACA’s Disappearing Act

July 09, 2014

Failing To Come Up With Any Way To Fix Obamacare, Sen. Kay Hagan Is Hoping It Just Disappears It seems like yesterday Sen. Kay Hagan was traveling across Northing Carolina promising to “fix” Obamacare – but now, as reports indicate rates could skyrocket in September, some Senators are hoping it just goes away. From guarantees that [...]

New AFP Poll Shows Strong Support for Tax Reform

July 01, 2014

RALEIGH, NC – A new Americans for Prosperity poll indicates that a majority of likely North Carolina voters are in favor of tax reform passed and signed into law last year. Key toplines include: Fifty-four (54) percent of likely voters say they support the tax reform law passed in 2013. Seventy (70) percent of voters [...]

New Americans for Prosperity Radio Ad: No Hollywood Handouts

June 24, 2014

Ads playing in Asheville, Greensboro, and Raleigh RALEIGH – “Here they come” is the ominous opening line in Americans for Prosperity – North Carolina’s new radio ad which started running today in Asheville, Greensboro, and Raleigh markets. In the ad, “they” refers to the Hollywood special interest groups who are poaching North Carolina’s taxpayers for [...]

AFP President Tim Phillips in WSJ: End the Export Import Bank

June 18, 2014

Writing in the Wall Street Journal on Monday, Americans for Prosperity President Tim Phillips called on Congress to let the charter for the Export Import Bank expire, describing it as the perfect example of crony capitalism for Washington special interests. Below is the op-ed that ran in Monday’s edition. One issue that has Republicans at the grass [...]