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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 LAUNCHES SEVEN FIGURE AD CAMPAIGN

January 02, 2014 J

January 02, 2014  Senators in NH, NC, LA held accountable for ObamaCare Impact  Arlington, VA – Today Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s largest grassroots champion for health care freedom, announced the launch of a multimillion dollar ad effort holding three US senators accountable for their support of the President’s health care law.  TV ads will [...]

CoverTN Denied Waiver by Fed

December 02, 2013 J

Another 15,400 Tennesseans will lose coverage as of 12/31/13. CoverTN provided basic, affordable medical coverage to the unemployed, uninsured, and small business owners/employees. This was one of the few programs that filled the gaps between Medicaid and private insurance. In addition to income limitations, personal responsibility was another key factor. Premiums fluctuated based on age, weight, and smoking. [...]

AFP: Obama Connected to IRS Harassment

May 13, 2013 J

AFP: Obama Connected to IRS Harassment . The White House has tried to distance itself from the growing IRS scandal, but there is a clear pattern emerging that connects undue scrutiny from the IRS with President Obama’s own rhetoric.  It’s now clear that at the same time President Obama was attacking AFP by name, the IRS [...]

AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY STATEMENT ON RYAN BUDGET

March 13, 2013 J,

Today Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s largest grassroots advocate for economic freedom, released the following statement from AFP president Tim Phillips: “Budget Chair Paul Ryan should be commended for once again crafting a serious federal budget that begins reining in government overspending, which is the greatest threat to economic prosperity our nation faces. Others talk [...]

AFP Launches New Online Scorecard

February 27, 2013

AFP ranks members of Congress based on their votes for economic freedom. Our scorecard is now available on an easy-to-use, interactive online site. How did your legislators vote? Like this post? Chip in $5 to AFP.