Americans for Prosperity – Pennsylvania Responds to Governor’s Budget Address

March 03, 2015

HARRISBURG – Americans for Prosperity Pennsylvania, the Commonwealth’s largest grassroots organization, is releasing the following statement in response to Governor Wolf’s budget address today.  PA State Director Beth Anne Mumford explained how the Governor’s proposed personal income tax and sales tax hikes will hurt Pennsylvanians without addressing the lack of spending restraint that has caused […]

AFP Applauds House for Passing Liquor Privatization

February 26, 2015

Time for state Senate to cut off the government’s booze habit HARRISBURG – Americans for Prosperity applauded the state House for passing SB 466, which would partially privatize liquor sales in Pennsylvania, by 114 to 87. “We applaud the state House for voting to starting cutting off the government’s booze habit and urge the Senate to […]

Americans for Prosperity: It’s time to separate booze and state

February 26, 2015

Fiscal watchdog urges House to Vote for HB 466, which begins the process of privatizing liquor sales HARRISBURG – Americans for Prosperity –  Pennsylvania, the state’s leading grassroots watchdog for fiscal accountability, urged the state House of Representatives to quickly pass House Bill 466, which would partially privatize liquor sales in Pennsylvania. AFP state director […]

AFP Applauds Liquor Privatization and Paycheck Protection Passage

February 23, 2015

HARRISBURG – Americans for Prosperity today applauded the House Liquor Control Committee and the State Government Committee for passing legislation to privatize liquor sales and end forced union dues, respectively. AFP sees the two bills as massive steps towards great fiscal accountability and opportunity for workers and taxpayers. “Today Pennsylvania made two big steps towards greater freedom […]

Governor Wolf’s Severance Tax Will Hurt Western Pennsylvania Families

February 11, 2015

Potential revenue is not worth the lost jobs and hampered economic recovery HARRISBURG – Americans for Prosperity’s Pennsylvania State Director, Beth Anne Mumford, today responded to Governor Wolf’s proposed severance tax on natural gas drilling operations: “Just when we are starting to see hope and economic opportunity return to formerly blighted communities in rural Pennsylvania, Governor Wolf wants […]