Conservatives have fallen dangerously behind in this age of online communication. Radical left wing activists have been effectively using the internet to drive the public policy agenda, influence mainstream media coverage, and mobilize their so-called progressive movement at an alarming rate.
The time has come for conservatives to stand up and fight back.
Americans for Prosperity Foundation invites you to join us on July 2nd, at the Columbus Conv ention Center to learn how you can become a more effective activist.
We need your help on Ohios budget
Please contact the 8 Ohio legislators listed below and ask them to...
1. Keep the repeal of the estate tax in the budget;
2. Add back the teacher performance pay provisions passed in the House version of the budget;
3. Add back the $5 million threshold for Prevailing Wage, as originally introduced in House Bill 153;
4. Add back, the 2% shift in retirement benefit contribution from the employer to the employee, as originally introduced in House Bill 153; and
5. Add back, the Governors version of simplified construction reform.
For Immediate Release - June 13, 2011
Americans for Prosperity-Ohio urges Conference Committee to add merit pay and other provisions back to budget
-Commends House and Senate for estate tax repeal and not raising taxes-
COLUMBUS, OH - Americans for Prosperity-Ohio commends Ohio's Senate and House for passing versions of the budget (House Bill 153) that balance Ohio's budget without raising taxes and that end Ohio's estate tax. AFP-Ohio also commends the Senate for sharing the spending cut sacrifice by adding a provision that lowers legislative pay.
Please join us for free Ohio 180° Policy and Grassroots Training sessions in Lebanon or Westerville this week. We will talk about major reforms needed in Ohio, possible obstacles to those reforms, and what we need to do to turn Ohio around in 2011. We will also provide grassroots training and give you tools to advocate for needed reforms. Here are the details.
What: Ohio 180° Policy and Grassroots Training
When: 7:00 p.m., Monday, June 13, 2011
Where: Warren County Fairgrounds, Grandstand, 655 N. Broadway St., Lebanon, 45036
Host: Warren County Tea Party
Americans for Prosperity-Ohio commends Ohio's Senate for passing a budget yesterday evening that contains a repeal of Ohios death tax.
After the House of Representatives amended the budget (House Bill 153) to include a repeal of the death tax, many of you took action to ask the Senate to retain the death tax repeal in the budget. Thank you! Your efforts made a difference, and now the repeal has passed Ohios House and the Senate as part of the budget.