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ObamaCare Premium Rates Rising: Tennesseans Paying the Price

With ObamaCare rates on the rise anyone who signed up under the “Affordable”Care Act can brace for a premium rate increase ranging from 7.5%-22% next year. The Tennessean reported: As a result, BlueCross said, consumers will experience rate increases between 6.1 and 21.7 percent, depending on the product they have bought. It’s difficult to nail [...]

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Links to Common Core Articles

August 21, 2014 J

What’s going on in our state to stop the Federal Overtake of education in Tennessee. A little bit of background: Inside Tennessee Common Core This link has a large portion of the background included from the legislative perspective. And another to our latest efforts: AFP Group to Keep Pressure on Common Core   Like this [...]

Government Not the Cure for Drug Prices

August 19, 2014 J,

By Eric Peterson Politicians have been trying to provide affordable prescription drugs for more than a decade. Before the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, there was Medicare Part D seeking to lower costs for senior citizens. Unfortunately for politicians, breakthrough new drugs often take billions of dollars and millions of [...]

FCC Merger Review Practices Highly Questionable

August 19, 2014 J

By Kuper Jones In an era driven by technology, we have seen investments by both private and public sectors to ensure that America continues to be a leader in technological advancements. In part, many of these investments consist of well-established technology leaders either buying or merging with other companies so they can offer consumers and [...]

AFP: Common Core Proves Pivotal Issue for Tennessee Public

August 13, 2014 J

NASHVILLE – Americans for Prosperity-Tennessee (AFP-TN), a grassroots organization that advocates for economic freedom, is continuing its issue campaign on Common Core, which director Andrew Ogles said is a hot-button issue for many in the state. Click here to listen to the radio ad running across the state on Common Core. AFP- TN state director Andrew Ogles [...]