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Coalition Supports State Resolution Promoting Reliable Affordable and Safe Power

December 08, 2014

Americans for Prosperity is proud to lead a large coalition of organizations in supporting the The Reliable, Affordable and Safe Power (RASP) Act, a resolution that will help states push back against the EPA’s harmful proposed rules on power plants. Text of the resolution is online here and the coalition letter is posted below.

Stop the Internet Sales Tax

September 10, 2014

Americans for Prosperity is proud to join a coalition of organizations calling on Congress to oppose the Marketplace and Internet Tax Fairness Act. This legislation would grant new taxing authority to states on businesses outside of their jurisdiction and create a host of new regulatory and compliance burdens. We’ve joined with several other organizations to […]

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ICYMI: AFP-TN In the News – Stopping ObamaCare’s Medicaid Expansion

February 09, 2015

In Rebuke of Tennessee Governor, Koch Group Shows Its Power – NBC News “AFP is playing a unique role in effectively serving as a conservative watchdog…at the state level.” ‘Anatomy of a disaster': What went wrong with Haslam’s Insure Tennessee proposal — Times Free Press “For starters, Haslam’s plan relied for its funding from President […]

Americans for Prosperity Applauds House Repeal of ObamaCare

February 09, 2015

(2/4/2015) ARLINGTON, VA. – Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s largest grassroots advocate for economic freedom, applauds the House of Representatives for passing legislation yesterday to repeal ObamaCare. Americans for Prosperity issued a key vote alert in advance of the vote, urging lawmakers to support the full repeal. Following yesterday’s House vote, AFP released the following statement: “We […]

AFP-TN Thanks Activists, Senators for Stopping ObamaCare

February 09, 2015

(2/4/2015) NASHVILLE, Tenn. — After numerous hearings over the past couple of weeks the Senate Health Committee voted against the plan to expand Medicaid under Obamacare 7:4. A sea of red shirts in committees and the halls of legislative plaza turned the tide against the Insure Tennessee Medicaid expansion proposal. Over 200 activists with Americans […]

Americans for Prosperity-Tennessee Thanks Chairman Casada

January 23, 2015

AFP-TN State Director, Andrew Ogles stated: “We appreciate caucus Chairman Glen Casada taking a stand against Insure Tennessee because it is in fact Obamacare.  However, AFP as a non-partisan organization will continue to hold members accountable regardless of their political affiliation for promises they have made to their constituents.” Ogles continued, “you can put a […]

AFP-TN Urges Legislature to Reject Medicaid Expansion Proposal

January 22, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee is considering expanding Medicaid under Obamacare with the Insure Tennessee program.  States that have chosen to expand Medicaid have faced unexpected financial hardship and skyrocketing healthcare costs. The long-term financial liabilities and lack of a reliable exit clause are two of the many concerns with Insure Tennessee’s Obamacare expansion. Many have […]

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