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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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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 […]


April 20, 2015

Since the implementation of the Obamacare, the fight over medicaid expansion has been ongoing in states across the country. Should states expand Medicaid? What have been the results of Medicaid expansion. Akash Chougule joins the Prosperity Podcast to give us all the details.  Prosperity Podcast 6 – Medicaid Expansion

AFP-TN Commends House Members for Right to Try Support

April 02, 2015

NASHVILLE – (4/2/2015) The Tennessee House of Representatives passed the AFP supported Right to Try Act in a unanimous vote today. This bill allows terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs that have passed the first round of the FDA approval process. As part of an overall plan to improve healthcare in Tennessee, the Right […]


March 27, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Americans for Prosperity Tennessee, with more 30,000 activists across the state, has re-launched a radio campaign to stop legislative action intended to expand Obamacare in the state. Radio ads, social media and grassroots activism led by AFP-TN was a significant factor in the defeat of the Insure Tennessee plan during the special […]

Americans for Prosperity on the House Budget Proposal

March 18, 2015

March 17, 2015 Arlington, VA- Today Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s largest grassroots advocate for economic freedom, applauded the House Budget Committee for introducing a budget resolution  this morning. AFP Vice President of Government Affairs Brent Gardner issued the following statement: “We applaud House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price for putting together a common sense budget resolution. While not perfect, […]

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