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AFP-Tennessee Launches New Campaign on Justices, A.G.

Group will educate Tennesseans on judges’ liberal records through radio, direct mail. NASHVILLE — The Tennessee chapter of Americans for Prosperity, the state’s foremost advocate for economic freedom, is launching a major new effort to educate the public on the liberal records of the Tennessee Attorney General and three Tennessee Supreme Court justices. The campaign [...]


AFP-TN Applauds Sen. Corker’s ‘Line in the Sand’ on Debt Ceiling

April 19, 2011

Tennesseans ‘celebrated’ Tax Day last week by attending taxpayer rallies across the state to send a clear message: we are fed up with the spending in Washington, D.C.

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Traveling across the state I hear the same message; people are concerned for the next generation and the impact our crushing debt will have on their children’s ability to succeed.

AFP Statement on Ryan Budget: A Bold and Serious Proposal

April 06, 2011

Americans for Prosperity is Encouraged by Ryan Budget Proposal

“I applaud Congressman Ryan for introducing a bold, serious proposal to tackle the country’s fiscal crisis and put our nation on the path to prosperity," AFP President Tim Phillips said.

AFP-TN Analysis of Gov. Haslam’s Budget

March 15, 2011

Tennessee’s neighbors have already raised taxes, or are looking to do so, to balance their state’s budget; Georgia has eliminated sales tax credits for the poor, Missouri is looking to raise its sales tax, Mississippi established a new franchise tax on business and Virginia is expanding its sales tax.

Most states view their citizens as ATM’s, a never-ending source of cash for more and more government spending.

Gov. Bill Haslam presented his budget to the Legislature yesterday; it is a balanced budget with no tax increases on Tennessee’s citizens.

Join AFP-TN’s FREE phone conference update on Education Reform

February 25, 2011

Help our free market allies reform collective bargaining in Tennessee. Join AFP-TN in an important conference call with key legislators for an insider’s view and how you can help!

Thursday, March 3rd at 7:00pm EASTERN/6:00pm CENTRAL simply call toll free 1-888-886-6603 and Extension 16284#

The Tennessee Center for Policy Research is partnering with us to host this call with Rep. Debra Maggart and TN School Board Association’s Lee Harrell for an important update.

Americans for Prosperity Ranks House Lawmakers on “Freedom from Foreign Oil” Scorecard

July 24, 2008

WASHINGTON — The grassroots free-market group Americans for Prosperity (AFP) today released its "Freedom from Foreign Oil" scorecard, which ranks U.S. Representatives based on their support for — or opposition to — policies that would lower gas and energy prices by increasing American supplies and making domestic production less expensive.