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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 Foundation Launches “Freedom on Tap” Tour

May 12, 2014 J,

¬†FRANKLIN — The Tennessee chapter of Americans for Prosperity Foundation will launch a town hall tour, “Freedom on Tap,” today. Events are scheduled across Middle Tennessee, Chattanooga, and Knoxville with more to follow in the coming weeks. The AFPF-Tennessee team, grassroots activists and legislators will be attending. Anyone interested in education and free-market reforms is [...]

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 РThe 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 [...]