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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’s Budget: Groundhog Day, Again

March 10, 2014 J

By Thomas Fletcher In an exercise that is beginning to look reminiscent of the Bill Murray classic Groundhog Day, President Obama released his fiscal year 2015 budget plan this week. Like each of the President’s five preceding budget blueprints, this year’s edition is short on meaningful reform — piling up deficits and adding to our […]

AFP Supported Stop ObamaCare Act Powers Through Senate 23-6

March 06, 2014

NASHVILLE — AFP applauded the passage of the Stop ObamaCare Act on Thursday, which sailed through the Senate on a 23-6 vote.  Senator Brain Kelsey’s legislation will prevent the further expansion of ObamaCare in Tennessee. Other states have fallen into the trap of “free federal funny money” only to have disastrous results when implementing ObamaCare […]

Ending the Lobby Against Children

February 27, 2014 J,

Taxpayers have been outraged to hear their hard-earned tax dollars are being used to lobby against their children’s best interest. Legislation introduced this year will allow oversight of education budgets by providing a line item for lobbying expenditures. Officials will need to show just cause for spending thousands outside the classroom when it is desperately […]

AFP Applauds Stop ObamaCare Act Passage 69-24 in TN House

February 25, 2014

Bill puts TN’s fiscal future “ahead of President’s empty promises,” says director Ogles. NASHVILLE – Americans for Prosperity – Tennessee (AFPTN) applauds the passage of House bill 937, the Stop Obamacare Act. The sponsor, Rep. Jeremy Durham stated: “This legislation ensures that the legislature will have the ability to block any proposed Medicaid Expansion pursuant […]

Stop ObamaCare Act Passes House 69:24

February 25, 2014 J

(February 24, 2014) NASHVILLE – Americans for Prosperity – Tennessee (AFPTN) applauds the passage of House bill 937, the AFP sponsored Stop Obamacare Act. The sponsor, Rep. Jeremy Durham stated: “This legislation ensures that the legislature will have the ability to block any proposed Medicaid Expansion pursuant to Obamacare. The bill also provides that any […]