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Early Voting is Underway in Texas

October 27, 2015

We at Americans for Prosperity-Texas aren’t attempting to tell you how to vote, but want to make sure you know that elections are underway in the Lone Star State.  The last day of early voting is Friday, October 30 for the November 3rd election.  Voters are being asked to consider changes to the state constitution.  […]

Texas Schools Will Be Getting Report Cards Too

September 16, 2015

How good is your neighborhood school?  Many taxpayers and even parents don’t know how their local schools are rated. While students get report cards, why not schools? In the recent legislative session, state lawmakers passed a bill which will enhance accountability that by providing an A-through-F ratings for individual school campuses.  Currently, districts and campuses […]

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AFP Reacts to New Business Tax Climate Rank for 2016

November 17, 2015

AUSTIN —  Americans for Prosperity Texas State Director Jerome Greener released the following statement after the Tax Foundation released its 2016 State Business Tax Climate Index, with Texas ranked 10th: “We in Texas are working hard to keep the Lone Star State strong and competitive.  The release of the Tax Foundation’s 2016 state business tax […]

AFP Statement: Speaker’s Interim Charges

November 05, 2015

Statement by AFP-Texas Director Jerome Greener: Speaker’s Interim Charges FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 4, 2015 CONTACT: Peggy Venable, (512) 423-2947 “Americans for Prosperity-Texas commends Speaker Joe Straus for including many of our concerns in the interim charges he issued today to the Texas House.  “As we continue to examine these charges at length, we are […]

AFP Statement: Lt. Governor’s Finance, Business, & Commerce Interim Charges

October 14, 2015

Statement by Jerome Greener, AFP-Texas Director on Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s Finance, Business and Commerce Interim Charges  On Wednesday, October 14, 2015, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued a fifth set of interim charges for the Senate Finance Committee and Business and Commerce Committee.  As President of the Texas Senate, Lt. Gov. Patrick assigns committees with […]

AFP Statement: Lt. Governor’s Education Interim Charges

October 13, 2015

Statement by Jerome Greener, AFP-Texas Director, on Lt. Gov. Patrick’s Education Interim Charges The following statement was issued by Americans for Prosperity-Texas as Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick issued his third set of interim charges to the Texas Senate, focusing on education policy. “We at Americans for Prosperity-Texas applaud Governor Patrick for his education interim […]

AFP Statement: Lt. Governor Patrick’s First Interim Charges

October 09, 2015

Statement by Jerome Greener, AFP-Texas Director, on Lt. Governor Patrick’s First Interim Charges FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 9, 2015 “We at Americans for Prosperity applaud Lt Governor Dan Patrick for identifying some issues key to the future economic development and prosperity of our state and our residents.  “In calling for a study of the impact […]

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