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Take Action Against Medicaid Expansion in PA

March 10, 2015

Medicaid is already an ineffective, unaffordable system that fails to deliver on its health care promises. Expanding coverage to another 800,000 to 1,000,000 new Pennsylvanians is not the reform the Medicaid system needs. Click HERE to let your voice be heard and help stop Medicaid expansion in Pennsylvania.

Stand Up for School Choice in Pennsylvania

February 13, 2015

The State Senate has introduced a bill that would cut funding for Pennsylvania’s cyber charter schools by 5%, even though they already receive a mere fraction of what brick-and-mortar public schools do. Cyber schools only get 81% of the per pupil funding a district school does when a student decides to transfer, but the Senate […]

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Told you so: Gov. Wolf’s Executive Order Unionizes Homecare Workers

April 14, 2015

Americans for Prosperity says Pennsylvania workers deserve honesty, not political games HARRISBURG – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) responded today to news that Governor Wolf’s February executive order was a backdoor maneuver to unionize homecare workers. AFP decried the Governor’s dishonesty and political games, which could force all Pennsylvania home health care workers into a newly formed […]

AFP Sends Mailers Opposing Wolf’s Tax Hike to 15 Legislators

April 07, 2015

Mailers put pressure on lawmakers to fix $50 billion pension crisis, not raise taxes HARRISBURG – Americans for Prosperity – Pennsylvania, the state’s leading advocate for low taxes and fiscal responsibility, today sent mailers to the districts of fifteen legislators, urging them to oppose the Governor’s tax-and-spend budget. The mailers explain that Governor Wolf’s budget […]

Op-Ed: Wolf’s budget takes local control away from schools

March 30, 2015

HARRISBURG- American’s for Prosperity, the Keystone states’s leading advocate for economic freedom, today penned an op-ed about Gov. Wolf’s first budget proposal. Pennsylvania State Director Beth Anne Mumford writes: “While tax increases generally harm investment and economic growth (and some disproportionately harm the poor), parents of Pennsylvania students should take notice of what Wolf plans […]

Introducing the “Tax Me More Fund”

March 26, 2015

Have you ever had the desire to send more money to the Pennsylvania state treasury? No, I haven’t either. There are some though, who believe they don’t pay enough in taxes. Since it is wrong to increase taxes on us all simply because a minority of folks don’t think they pay enough, Senator Mike Folmer […]

Do you support the Taxpayer Protection Act?

March 18, 2015

A plan to put commonsense restraint on the Commonwealth’s ever expanding budget as been reintroduced in the Pennsylvania General Assembly. Recently, Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-Washington) and Representative Tim Krieger (R-Westmoreland) introduced bills in the Senate and House dubbed the Taxpayer Protection Act. Senate Bill 70 and House Bill 472, respectively, these pieces of legislation would […]

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