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AFP-Texas Thanks Gov Greg Abbott for Vetoing SB 313

June 22, 2015

AFP-Texas asked for one bill to be vetoed.  In the 5 months of session, more than 6,000 bills were filed and 1,323 passed. Of the bills which hit his desk, Gov. Abbott vetoed 42 and one of those bills was SB 313. Why was it important to us to have this bill vetoed?  We saw […]

Over $4 Billion in Tax Relief

June 22, 2015

AFP-Texas was there when Gov Abbott Signed Legislation Providing Over $4 Billion In Tax Relief For Businesses And Homeowners AFP-TX State Director Jerome Greener was there when Governor Greg Abbott hosted a bill signing ceremony at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in Austin.  There, he ceremonially signed into law HB 32 (D. Bonnen, R-Angleton; Nelson, R-Flower […]

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AFP breaks the bank!

June 30, 2015

AFP-Texas thanks Congressman Jeb Hensarling for his leadership in allowing Export Import Bank to expire.  Taxpayers should not be footing the bill for capital cronyism. Ronald Reagan would be so proud!

AFP-Texas: ObamaCare Costs, Chaos Still Hurting Texans

June 25, 2015

Group plans to continue pressing for patient-centered reforms. AUSTIN — Americans for Prosperity-Texas released the following statement on the heels of the Supreme Court’s holding in King v. Burwell: “Court cases have come and gone over the past five years, but one constant remains: Texans are still suffering under the burdensome regulations and mandates of ObamaCare. […]

Americans for Prosperity Announces New Texas Director

June 22, 2015

Jerome Greener has been elevated to oversee the chapter’s policy, grassroots work. AUSTIN — Americans for Prosperity announced today that Jerome Greener would be elevated to State Director for the Texas chapter. Greener previously directed operations for the chapter, leading a significant field and policy team. Greener had this to say following the announcement: “While Texas […]

AFP Statement on Franchise Tax Cuts

May 28, 2015

Statement on Franchise Tax Cuts By AFP-Texas State Director Jerome Greener While some other states are grappling with tax increases, in Texas we are enacting substantial tax cuts.  It’s great to be a Texan! Today, important tax cut legislation has cleared the final legislative hurdle and is heading to the Governor’s desk.  In passing HB […]

AFP Statement: Spending Limit Passed by House is Problematic

May 27, 2015

Spending Limit Passed By House is Problematic Statement by Peggy Venable, Policy Director Americans for Prosperity has long advocated for government spending limits tied to the increase in population and inflation. Spending limits are the foundation for fiscal responsibility and are designed to reduce the dependence on government while growing the state’s economy.  A solid […]

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