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Taxpayers said, “You’re hired!’ Now get to work!

December 17, 2014

How long could you get away with doing nothing in your new job?  A few days?  A week?  Two weeks?  That is how long the new legislature will be on-the-job before they start working for you.  On January 6th, the 2015-16 Pennsylvania General Assembly will be sworn-in to their new posts, but they don’t plan […]

Interregnum: New Vocabulary Word!

December 16, 2014

inŸterŸregŸnum noun a period when normal government is suspended, especially between successive reigns or regimes. There are a lot of Latin phrases floating around in Harrisburg this time of year.  A few weeks ago, the 2013-14 session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly adjourned sine die, which is derived from the Latin phrase “without day”, which […]

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Budget Band Aids Cannot Cover the Commonwealth’s Public Pension Crisis

December 03, 2014

Harrisburg – Americans for Prosperity – Pennsylvania, the state’s largest grassroots free market organization, is releasing the following statement on today’s release of the mid-year budget briefing. The statement can be attributed to Beth Anne Mumford, State Director of Americans for Prosperity Pennsylvania. “In order for Pennsylvania’s budget woes to be resolved, the Commonwealth’s pension […]

Pennsylvanians Shouldn’t Have to Stomach Any More ObamaCare Woes

November 14, 2014

Harrisburg – Americans for Prosperity – Pennsylvania, the state’s largest grassroots free market organization is releasing the following statement on this week’s release of lowered enrollment projections for ObamaCare in 2015. The statement can be attributed to Beth Anne Mumford, State Director of Americans for Prosperity Pennsylvania. “As we all know, ObamaCare has been riddled […]

AFP Launches Wind PTC Ads on Reps. Shuster, Thompson

November 14, 2014

Ads encourage people to call them, urge opposition to more tax dollars for wind subsidies. HARRISBURG — Americans for Prosperity, Pennsylvania’s foremost grassroots advocate for economic freedom, is launching a new media effort designed to persuade Reps. Bill Shuster and Glenn Thompson to oppose spending any more money on the Wind Production Tax Credit (Wind PTC). […]

Americans for Prosperity is Poised for Economic Freedom in Pennsylvania

November 13, 2014

Harrisburg – Americans for Prosperity – Pennsylvania, the state’s largest grassroots free market organization is releasing the following statement on today’s legislative leadership elections. The statement can be attributed to Beth Anne Mumford, State Director of Americans for Prosperity Pennsylvania. “AFP-Pennsylvania congratulates those individuals who were elected to serve in leadership positions today by their […]

Politics Before Fiscal Prudence Prevents Paycheck Protection from Advancing in Pennsylvania

October 15, 2014

Harrisburg – Americans for Prosperity – Pennsylvania, the state’s largest grassroots free market organization is releasing the following statement on today’s rejection of a paycheck protection amendment to House Bill 803. The statement can be attributed to Beth Anne Mumford, State Director of Americans for Prosperity Pennsylvania. “We applaud Senator Wagner’s paycheck protection amendment that […]