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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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New AFP Radio Ad Holds Gov Wolf Accountable for Budget Veto

July 07, 2015

While Pennsylvanians try to enjoy summer, Wolf is trying to raise their taxes HARRISBURG – Americans for Prosperity is not letting up on Governor Wolf, launching a new radio ad that holds him accountable of vetoing the state legislature’s budget proposal and demanding sales and income tax hikes. This is AFP’s latest effort to hold […]

AFP Applauds State Legislature for Passing Budget with No Tax Hike

July 01, 2015

Lawmakers Rebuff Governor Wolf’s Demands for Personal Income and Sales Tax Hikes HARRISBURG – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) – Pennsylvania, the state’s leading grassroots advocate for low taxes, today applauded the state legislature for passing a budget out of both houses without any tax hikes, despite heavy pressure from Governor Wolf. While AFP stopped short of […]

AFP Poll Shows Voters Want Jobs and Less Spending, Not Tax Hikes

June 11, 2015

Susquehanna Polling and Research poll finds voters are concerned about the economy and jobs and oppose tax hikes. HARRISBURG – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) Pennsylvania today released the topline results from a new Susquehanna Polling and Research poll showing the top concerns of Pennsylvania voters. Taxes are the single most important concern on voters’ minds, […]

Beth Anne Mumford Testifies Against HB 504

June 10, 2015

Provides testimony after 100 AFP citizen leaders came to Harrisburg for 2015 Lobby Day HARRISBURG – Americans for Prosperity’s (AFP) Pennsylvania State Director, Beth Anne Mumford, provided testimony this afternoon against HB 504. Beth Anne explained how the tax swap is a misguided solution that will ultimately provide some with a tax cut while raising […]

AFP Welcomes Wolf’s Tax-Hike Honesty: Budget Will Lead to Shortfalls

June 09, 2015

$318 Million shortfall in two years means state will soon face the same problems HARRISBURG – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) – Pennsylvania, the state’s leading advocate for fiscal responsibility and low taxes, today welcomed the Wolf administration’s admission that their budget plan will result in shortfalls in two years. AFP has pointed out that the Governor’s […]

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