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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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AFP Applauds Senator Don White for Supporting Fireworks Legalization

July 17, 2015

“Let Pennsylvanians celebrate the rockets’ red glare next July 4th” HARRISBURG – Americans for Prosperity (AFP), Pennsylvania’s leading grassroots advocate for allowing adults to make adult decisions, applauded Senator Don White for supporting legislation and speaking out in favor of legalizing fireworks. AFP agrees with Senator White that “you can’t legislate stupid”, though restrictions on fireworks […]

AFP Disappointed in Governor Wolf’s Pension Reform Veto

July 09, 2015

Governor hypocritical to talk about fiscal responsibility when he blocks needed pension reforms HARRISBURG – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) Pennsylvania is disappointed in Governor Wolf for vetoing pension reform passed by the state legislature. The veto comes shortly after the Governor claimed that the state legislature’s budget, which he also vetoed, is fiscally irresponsible. “Governor Wolf […]

WHAT HAPPENS NOW?

July 09, 2015

I wanted to give you an update from our Freedom Focus monthly newsletter that went out over the weekend. But first, it’s been over a week since the Commonwealth had a working 2015-2016 budget.  Did you notice?  I didn’t think so.  For the majority of people, life has been normal.  We celebrated Independence Day, went […]

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 […]

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