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Common Core Support Plummets

Parents with school-aged children, conservatives, and moderate republicans are among the growing opposition to Common Core. The reasons are all over the board but, the overall concern is the federal overtake of our education system. Fewer education decisions being made at the state and local level paired with a greater emphasis on standardized testing is [...]

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AFP-TN Reacts to EPA Proposal: Stop Assault on Affordable Energy

June 03, 2014

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee chapter of Americans for Prosperity is opposed to new proposed rules for existing power plants announced by the Obama administration on Monday. Tennessee State Director Andrew Ogles had the following to say: “Tennessee has had it with the Obama administration’s relentless attacks on cheap, affordable energy. We need it to power [...]

AFP Foundation Launches “Freedom on Tap” Tour

May 12, 2014 J,

¬†FRANKLIN — The Tennessee chapter of Americans for Prosperity Foundation will launch a town hall tour, “Freedom on Tap,” today. Events are scheduled across Middle Tennessee, Chattanooga, and Knoxville with more to follow in the coming weeks. The AFPF-Tennessee team, grassroots activists and legislators will be attending. Anyone interested in education and free-market reforms is [...]

AFP Applauds Haslam for Signing Stop ObamaCare Act

April 16, 2014

NASHVILLE — Americans for Prosperity is applauding Governor Haslam today for signing landmark legislation into law. The Stop ObamaCare Act, which the group supported, was approved in both houses with overwhelming majorities. The act requires legislative approval before a governor can expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. AFP- TN state director Andrew Ogles released [...]