tennessee Legislative Alerts

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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AFP to Haslam: Medicaid Expansion Wrong for Tennessee

December 15, 2014

Group plans to engage heavily on a plan that would amount to Medicaid expansion. NASHVILLE — Americans for Prosperity Tennessee State Director Andrew Ogles released the following statement after Governor Haslam announced his plans to expand Medicaid under ObamaCare: “We’re disappointed Governor Haslam has decided to try implementing more of ObamaCare in Tennessee, even as […]

Congress: Vote NO on extending 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 the […]

ANOTHER OBAMACARE BROKEN PROMISE CONFIRMED

November 04, 2014

By Akash Chougule It is the single most damning sentence of this election cycle: “If you like your health care plan, you can keep your health plan.” It was repeated over and over again by President Obama as well as his liberal allies in Congress, who are now struggling to hold onto their seats. But […]

AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY COMMENTS ON NEW HEALTHCARE.GOV

October 14, 2014

Arlington, Va. – Today Americans for Prosperity responded to reports that the Obama administration will not display health insurance premiums for 2015 on HealthCare.gov until the second week of November. The Department of Health and Human Services originally planned for 2015 open enrollment to begin Oct. 15, 2014. But in Nov. 2013, following the botched rollout of HealthCare.gov, the Obama administration […]

Americans for Prosperity Launches New Six-Figure Ad Campaign on Millennial Unemployment

October 14, 2014

Arlington, Va. – Today Americans for Prosperity announced the launch of a new, six-figure initiative to hold elected officials accountable for perpetuating millennial unemployment and debt. The campaign, titled Defend Their Dream, begins running today on digital platforms in Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Louisiana, and North Carolina, and will continue for several weeks. The thirty-second ad […]