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Majority Now Opposes Common Core

This could very well be the defining issue between Conservatives and Republicans. A new education poll shows 60% of Americans are opposed to Common Core. The public is becoming more and more aware of what Common Core implementation means for children. Parents and teachers alike are seeing the downfall in allowing a federal take-over of [...]

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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 [...]

AFP Locks Horns with GOP Governor over Tax Issue

April 14, 2014

Washington Post, CSPAN taking interest as Hall Tax debate heats up.  NASHVILLE – The Tennessee chapter of Americans for Prosperity is working to help repeal the Hall Income Tax against the wishes of Republican Governor Bill Haslam. Ninety-two of 132 state legislators have either signed on to cosponsor the bill or promised support of HB [...]

AFP Supported Hall Income Tax Repeal Gains Support

April 02, 2014 J

NASHVILLE (04/02/2014)—The AFP Sponsored Hall Income Tax Repeal bill is gaining momentum quickly in the legislature. As amended SB1427/HB 1367 would make 1% cuts to the Hall Income Tax annually when the state can afford the reduction. Over 80 legislators have signed the pledge with another 20 or so expected by the day’s end. AFP- [...]

AFP Supported Stop ObamaCare Act Goes to Governor

March 28, 2014 J

  HHS Secretary Sibelius Visits Tennessee as the legislature sends the Stop ObamaCare Act to the Governor’s desk.   NASHVILLE (03/27/2014)—AFP Sponsored Stop ObamaCare Act pushes towards the finish line after the Senate vote today. The Stop ObamaCare Act was approved in both houses with overwhelming majorities in recent weeks. The Senate had to strip [...]

Repeal the Hall Income TAX

March 19, 2014 J

Americans for Prosperity has joined forces with Americans for Tax Reform, the Beacon Center, Senator Mark Green, and Representative Charles Sargent forming a plan to eliminate the Hall Income Tax.  SB 1427 by Green/ HB 1367 by Sargent Beginning  January 1, 2015, annually reduces the rate of the Hall Income Tax by one percent in fiscal year 2015-2016, and [...]