AFP Supports Blunt Amendment

January 22, 2015

Americans for Prosperity released a statement on Senator Blunt’s amendment to Keystone Pipeline legislation that would prevent the President from unilaterally obligating the U.S. to international agreements related to emissions without first assessing the impact of such agreements on U.S. jobs and the economy. “Our lame duck president seems bound and determined to circumvent Congress […]

Americans for Prosperity Reacts to the State of the Union Address

January 21, 2015

Arlington, Va. – Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s largest grassroots advocate for economic freedom, urged Congress to follow the roadmap laid out in their Reform America 2015 agenda, and reject the failed ideas that President Obama offered in his State of the Union address. AFP President Tim Phillips had this to say: “Tonight the President continued traveling the […]


January 12, 2015

Arlington, Va. — Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s largest grassroots advocate for economic freedom, will hold a press conference to unveil significant strategic initiatives and focus for 2015. The press conference will be held on Thursday morning at 9:30 at the National Press Club. The press conference will be led by Americans for Prosperity’s President Tim Phillips, Chief […]

AFP Responds to Keystone Veto Threat

January 07, 2015

Arlington, VA – Americans for Prosperity issued a statement today in response to President Obama’s threat to veto bipartisan legislation that would approve the Keystone XL pipeline. The group says the project would create much needed jobs for American workers, lower energy prices, and points to a multitude of poll numbers showing broad support for […]

AFP Names Luke Hilgemann CEO

December 18, 2014

Arlington, Va. – Americans for Prosperity announced today that Chief Operating Officer Luke Hilgemann has been elevated to the position of Chief Executive Officer, and will take on additional responsibilities in shaping the strategic vision for the growing organization. As COO, Hilgemann guided AFP through significant growth, including the development of an unprecedented field effort that […]