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Lie of the Year!

President Obama promised that under Obamacare, “If you like your health care plan, you can keep it.” But, millions of Americans have now received cancellation notices or live in fear of receiving one; they liked their plans, and won’t be keeping them.

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AFP-Texas Applauds Compt Susan Combs Transparency Work

April 10, 2014

AFP-Texas has been at the forefront promoting transparency and has focused public attention on local government debt.  We are proud of our work and now more Than ever, the light of public scrutiny is shining on spending at the State and local level. We have worked with the Texas Comptroller and have awarded Compt Susan Combs [...]

Do You Want More Debt in May?

March 21, 2014

Texans love to be #1 but we are #2 in the country one dubious area – local government debt.  Texans owe $322 billion in local debt with the majority of it being school district debt.  AFP-Texas has been the leading organization sounding the alarm on the growth in local government debt.  On the May ballot, [...]

Medicaid Expansion: Texas Refuses to Take the Bait

February 20, 2014

Texas isn’t alone in refusing to take the bait that is Medicaid expansion. Go here to access the interactive version of this map. Medicaid under PPACA is expected to expand greatly in 2014, adding an estimated 17 million more individuals to its rolls. All individuals below 133% of the federal poverty level—approximately $30,000 for a [...]

Pigskin for a Paltry Price: Texas Launches Low-Cost College Degree

February 11, 2014 J

Education provides opportunity and a path from poverty to prosperity.  So while President Obama and his allies are talking about income inequality, Texas Gov. Rick Perry is doing something about it. College doesn’t need to be so expensive.  In 2011, Texas Gov. Rick Perry challenged state universities to create a $10,000 degree program – not [...]

Take a Lesson from Texas

February 07, 2014

The Lone Star State continues to lead the nation in economic productivity, thanks to the solid, conservative fiscal policies embraced by leadership in Texas. It was announced this week that Texas  remains the “national epicenter for international trade for 12 consecutive years.” – http://governor.state.tx.us/news/press-release/19379/  Texas continues to lead the nation in job creation and business [...]

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