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Take Action: Tell Sec. Pritzker that Government Needs to Get Out of the Way

March 29, 2015

Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker just took her nationwide “listening tour” on the economy through Tennessee this week. Let’s let her know what we think about the Obama administration’s calamitous economic policies to date. The failed stimulus was just the start. Since then, it’s been ObamaCare, draconian environmental regulations that kill jobs, a behemoth financial […]

Stand Up in Support of School Choice in Tennessee

February 19, 2015

America’s educational system needs to be infused with the same freedom and choice that we enjoy in other aspects of our lives. A child’s zip code should not be an accurate predictor of their future prosperity or poverty. A one-size-fits-all approach to education is not the answer. Parents know better than government bureaucrats what’s best […]

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INSURE TENNESSEE DIES ANOTHER DEATH

August 13, 2015

SPECIAL ELECTION FOR STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 14 TURNS INTO REFERENDUM NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The unofficial results are in and Jason Zachary has been elected to the open seat for Tennessee House District 14. The candidates were similar on most issues, except whether or not Tennessee should expand Medicaid under Obamacare. Governor Haslam proposed the Insure […]

HD14 – INSURE TENNESSEE DIES ANOTHER DEATH

August 13, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The unofficial results are in and Jason Zachary has been elected to the open seat for Tennessee House District 14. The candidates were similar on most issues, except whether or not Tennessee should expand Medicaid under Obamacare. Governor Haslam proposed the Insure Tennessee plan during the special legislative session at the beginning […]

AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY TENNESSEE REJECTS PRESIDENT OBAMA’S CALL FOR MEDICAID EXPANSION

July 01, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — President Obama will visit Nashville on Wednesday to pressure state lawmakers to accept Obamacare and expand Medicaid after the legislature voted twice to reject expansion. “President Obama was out of touch with America when he jammed Obamacare through Congress and he is out of touch with Tennesseans as they have said repeatedly […]

AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY TENNESSEE RESPONDS TO KING V. BURWELL DECISION

June 25, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Americans for Prosperity Tennessee issued the following statement in response to today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision on the case King v. Burwell: “We will not let politics be a distraction in the discussion on healthcare; our focus should be on people” said Andrew Ogles, state director of Americans for Prosperity Tennessee. “Today’s […]

Andrew Ogles: Economic Freedom Should Trump Government Favoritism

May 21, 2015

The following op-ed by Andrew Ogles, state director of Americans for Prosperity, ran on Thursday, May 5, 2015 in The Tennessean. The reality of our grassroots approach to politics is a lot different than you may have heard. The Tennessee chapter of Americans for Prosperity is supported by Tennesseans: activists, staff and donors alike. We […]

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