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AFP-Texas Supports HB 3654: Testimony by Peggy Venable

April 15, 2015

House Investments and Financial Services Committee Meeting April 15, 2015 Testimony by Peggy Venable on behalf of Americans for Prosperity-Texas In Support of HB 3654 Americans for Prosperity-Texas is pleased to support HB 3654 and we thank Rep. Jim Murphy for sponsoring this legislation. We appreciate your leadership in helping taxpayers have greater access to information […]

AFP-Texas Supports HB 32: Testimony by Peggy Venable

April 14, 2015

House Ways and Means Committee Meeting April 14, 2015 Testimony by Peggy Venable on behalf of Americans for Prosperity-Texas In Support of HB 32 Americans for Prosperity-Texas is pleased to support HB 32 and we thank Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dennis Bonnen for his sponsorship of this bill to substantially lower the franchise tax. […]

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AFP-Texas Responds to TX House Tax Cut Plan

April 08, 2015

Statement by Jerome Greener, State Director of AFP-Texas, in response to the Texas House laying out its tax relief package: Chairman Bonnen and House leadership are to be commended for laying out an ambitious plan to provide $4.87 billion in Margins Tax and Sales Tax relief. By providing an across-the-board 25 percent cut to the […]

AFP-Texas Applauds Senate Education Committee For Passing Tax Credit Scholarship Legislation

April 07, 2015

Americans for Prosperity-Texas supports the tax credit scholarship school choice legislation passed today by the Senate Education Committee. In approving Senate Bill 4, the committee has given hope to thousands of parents and students who want to choose their school. We have supported school choice for the past 10 years and this legislation, if passed, […]

Margins Tax Could Be on Path to Elimination

April 03, 2015

As reported by the Dallas Morning News, House Ways and Means Chairman Dennis Bonnen said his committee is looking at a large 25% rate reduction to the Texas business tax, known as the margins tax.  He said while he had complimented the Senate on their tax cuts, the Chairman went on to say “We can do […]

KEY VOTE ALERT SB 1, SJR 1, SB 7 and SB 8

March 25, 2015

KEY VOTE ALERT SB 1, SJR 1, SB 7 and SB 8 Americans for Prosperity-Texas will key vote SB 1, SJR 1, SB 7 and SB 8 Tax Cut bills Americans for Prosperity-Texas supports SB 1, SJR 1, SB 7 and SB 8 – legislation which provides substantial tax cuts for Texas taxpayers. SB 1 […]

Sunshine: the Best Disinfectant

March 19, 2015

It’s National Sunshine Week and Americans for Prosperity-Texas is part of a unique coalition of organizations from the Left, Right and Center, all calling for greater transparency in government deal-making. Read more about it here: http://www.texaspolicy.com/library/docLib/Economic-Development-Transparency-Coalition.pdf

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