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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 […]

AFP Reacts to Emerging “Cromnibus” Budget Deal

December 11, 2014

Free-market group says Congress needs to return to regular order in budgeting. Arlington, Va. — Americans for Prosperity issued a statement on the so-called “cromnibus”— a continuing resolution that provides funding for the federal government until September 30, 2015 at an overall spending level of $1.014 trillion, and which includes a number of additional provisions. […]

AFP Launches New Landrieu Ad on Gruber Comments

December 03, 2014

Arlington, Va. — Americans for Prosperity announced today the launch of a new ad on Senator Mary Landrieu’s support for ObamaCare, which advocates for her defeat on December 6. The ad includes recently surfaced comments from the law’s architect, Johnathan Gruber, who asserted that ObamaCare was able to pass because of the “stupidity of the American […]

AFP: No on House Tax Extenders Deal with Wind Subsidies

December 03, 2014

Group would oppose such a bill on House floor, grade members on their positions. Arlington, Va. — Americans for Prosperity announced today that it would advocate against the tax extenders package announced by House leadership, urging members to vote against such a bill and including the vote in its annual scorecard. Click here to read […]

AFP Expands Effort Against Wind Subsidies with Print Ads

November 24, 2014

The group is urging dozens of lawmakers to go on record against renewing the subsidies. Arlington, Va. — Americans for Prosperity is expanding its effort to urge dozens of lawmakers to oppose renewing billions of dollars in wind subsidies that were allowed to expire last year. The group launched print ads today in newspapers across […]