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EXPORT-IMPORT BANK: PRIVATIZED GAINS AND SOCIALIZED LOSSES

By Eric Peterson As Congress begins to wind down, the debate over whether to extend the life of the taxpayer-backed Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) is continuing to heat up as its September 30th expiration date approaches.  Much has been written over the costs and shortcomings of the beleaguered bank as well as its corporate welfare aspects. In [...]

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AFP Sponsored Stop ObamaCare Act Heads for Full Vote

February 19, 2014

NASHVILLE (2/18/2014) – The Stop ObamaCare Act passed key House and Senate Committees with ease today. Sponsors of HB 937 / SB 804, Representative Jeremy Durham and Senator Brian Kelsey expect this innovative legislation to reach the main chamber floors for a full vote early next week. Americans for Prosperity State Director Andrew Ogles stated: [...]

AFP-TN Sponsored “Stop ObamaCare Act” Advances

February 13, 2014

(February 13, 2014) NASHVILLE – Americans for Prosperity – Tennessee (AFPTN) State Director Andrew Ogles issued the following statement Wednesday after the Tennessee House of Representatives Finance Ways and Means Subcommittee passed the Stop ObamaCare Act (HB937) requiring any Medicaid expansion under ObamaCare to be approved by the legislature: “The sponsors of the Stop ObamaCare [...]

Stop ObamaCare Act Gains Momentum with AFP Support

February 05, 2014

(February 4, 2014) NASHVILLE – Americans for Prosperity – Tennessee (AFPTN) is pleased to announce the passage of the Stop ObamaCare Act through the Insurance and Banking Committee. Representative Jeremy Durham’s HB 937 continues to gain momentum and support from legislators.                                                                                                                     The bill prohibits Medicaid Expansion as mandated by ObamaCare unless authorized by the Tennessee [...]

AFP Releases Emilie’s Story: “ObamaCare is Hurting People Like Me”

January 29, 2014

Emilie, whose coverage was cancelled due to ObamaCare, will attend the SOTU as a guest of Rep. Marsha Blackburn. NASHVILLE –Today Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s largest grassroots advocate for health care freedom, announced the launch of a major national TV ad effort that shares a powerful personal story of how ObamaCare is causing cancelled [...]

Nullification Legislation Filed to Stop ObamaCare in Tennessee

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(January 15, 2014) NASHVILLE – Americans for Prosperity – Tennessee (AFPTN) announces support for Senate Bill 1680, filed by Senator Mae Beavers and Representative Mark Pody. The Tennessee Healthcare Freedom and ACA Noncompliance Act filed this morning seeks to stop federal overtake of healthcare in Tennessee. The act prohibits the federal government from using state [...]