More than one in three union households – 39 percent – nationwide is unaware that they can opt out of the union or at least a portion of the dues without losing their job or suffering other penalty. As part of the “National Employee Freedom Week” grassroots educational campaign that took place last week, 97 organizations from across the country sought to change that lack of knowledge in their particular states.
Washington is one place where bad ideas never seem to go out of style – a fact that was on display recently when Federal Election Commission Chair Ann Ravel revived the idea of regulating political speech on the internet. At a daylong conference at the New York-based Brennan Center for Justice, Ravel suggested that the FEC had broad authority to restrict political activism, raising the specter of heavy-handed bureaucrats interfering with political speech in forums we’ve all become accustomed to in recent years like blogs, YouTube videos, and even websites like the Drudge Report.
The Iowa state fair is a slice of Americana including as much fried food on a stick that you can shake a stick at. This year’s state fair features politicians from around the country converging to be a part of the action. American’s for Prosperity is also getting in on the fun by releasing its […]
America’s for Prosperity Chief of Staff Sean Lansing joins the prosperity podcast to preview the upcoming Defending the American Dream Summit. With speakers like Bar Rescue host John Taffer and breakout sessions this is not an event to be missed!
School choice is a policy designed to bring educational choices closer to students and to give The United States education system the reform it desperately needs, and that all children deserve. Today, on Milton Friedman’s birthday, Americans for Prosperity celebrates the advance of school choice and continues to work toward providing that same opportunity to every single child in America.