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AFP on SOTU: Obama Wants to Change the Subject

January 28, 2014

No mention of millions of Americans hurting from ObamaCare impact Arlington, VA – AFP President Tim Phillips offered this response to President Obama’s State of the Union address: “Tonight, the president did his best to shift attention away from the disastrous impact ObamaCare is having on millions of Americans. He would rather not talk about [...]

AFP BRINGS PERSONAL MESSAGE TO PRESIDENT OBAMA: "OBAMACARE IS HURTING PEOPLE LIKE ME"

January 28, 2014

Emilie, whose coverage was cancelled due to ObamaCare, will attend the SOTU as a guest of Rep. Marsha Blackburn Arlington, VA – Today Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s largest grassroots advocate for health care freedom, announced the launch of a major national TV ad effort that shares a powerful personal story of how ObamaCare is [...]

Win for Potential Coal Exports in Oregon

June 27, 2013

Jennifer Moyer, Acting Chief of the Regulatory Program for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, testified before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power that in accordance with the law the Corps would conduct only the environmental review and permit process for each export terminal, not the regional or cumulative environmental review of export facilities [...]

Josephine County Fees Gone Wild

May 30, 2013

Josephine County Commissioners are getting creative with funding government, but this maybe an example of government gone wild. Jack Swift writes about Josephine County Commissioner’s decision to give authority to their Departments to fine citizens in violation of regulations to fund County Departments in the absence of sufficient tax dollar funding. Instead of actually reducing [...]

Here's the Real Legacy of Governor Tom McCall

May 29, 2013

Jim Pasero, Guest Opinion Portland Business Journal: May 24, 2013, 3:00am PDT Willamette Week’s Brent Walth, author of a popular Tom McCall biography, was asked recently on KGW-TV why he chose to write about the formerOregon governor. He told the reporter that when he began writing the book, “Fire atEden’s Gate,” in the mid 1990s, [...]

Oregon Study: Medicaid 'Had No Significant Effect' On Health Outcomes vs. Being Uninsured

May 09, 2013

Forbes magazine has posted a very interesting study on the health outcomes of Medicaid expansion in Oregon.  The study showed there is no statistical proof that health outcomes improve with government provided Medicaid.  Read the article here. http://www.forbes.com/sites/theapothecary/2013/05/02/oregon-study-medicaid-had-no-significant-effect-on-health-outcomes-vs-being-uninsured/ Like this post? Chip in $5 to AFP.

Oregon Needs Significant PERS Reform

March 29, 2013

Oregon Legislators, Americans For Prosperity – Oregon is greatly concerned with the Oregon Legislature’s lack of willingness to broach true PERS reform that is so desperately needed throughout Oregon. Not only is the State of Oregon budget being greatly impacted, but multiple local governments and school districts are in need of reforms in order to [...]

JOIN AFP and the Oregon Citizens Lobby

February 01, 2013

The 2013 legislative session will begin on February 4th. Oregon Citizens Lobby will be conducting an onsite War Room (like the old broadcast news service) at the Oregon Legislature in Room 350 or if indicated with * we will be meeting in 167A every Thursday from 9am to 3pm (hours may vary depending on hearing [...]

Oregon Citizens Lobby Training

January 18, 2013

Oregon Citizens Lobby Training and War Room dates for the 2013 Oregon Legislative Session: The 2013 legislative session will begin on February 4th.  Between now and then, we will be training and organizing our members in preparation for the session.  We hope that you will take the time to consider how you might contribute to [...]

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