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Axe the Tax: Renewed Efforts to Repeal the Hall Income Tax

AFP and the Beacon Center of TN are joining forces to repeal the Hall Income Tax. Learn more about the tax, how it affects you, and how we are going to repeal it. The Hall Income Tax is a 6% tax on interest and dividends. It predominately affects seniors, who are more likely to own […]

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PRESIDENT OBAMA’S EMPLOYMENT PREVENTION AGENCY (EPA)

September 23, 2014 J

By Justin Sykes As the weather begins to cool across much of the country this winter, the push for far-reaching new regulations coming out of Washington, DC is set to heat up.  That’s because President Obama and his EPA are slated to spin out another ream of federal red tape, this time in the form […]

AFP Throws Common Core Under the Bus

September 18, 2014

Protesters gather to stop Common Core outside education summit. NASHVILLE – A coalition of groups gathered together at Legislative Plaza to protest Common Core.  An invitation-only education summit was hosted across the street during the protest. Seventy-four activists and parents showed up to urge lawmakers to repeal Common Core.  Americans for Prosperity provided support for […]

Americans for Prosperity Commends Supremes on AG Selection

September 16, 2014

Putting partisan politics aside and selecting an attorney general who will do the same.  NASHVILLE – Americans for Prosperity – Tennessee (AFP-TN) commends the TN Supreme Court for listening to Tennesseans on their selection of a new attorney general. Herbert Slatery III was selected to serve the eight-year term as Tennessee’s attorney general. Three of […]

We Can Do Better

September 10, 2014 J

Opinion Editorial Published in the Knoxville News Sentinel 8/24/2014 By Andrew Ogles Nationally, the average ACT is 21, with 26% of students achieving college-readiness benchmarks.  In contrast, Tennessee’s composite score is 19.8, with only 19% of students meeting college-readiness benchmarks.  We can do better. After 5 years of education reforms and millions of dollars spent, the […]