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KEY VOTE: AFP-Texas Supports CSSB 9 with Amendments

May 26, 2015

May 26, 2015 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 spending limit will help ensure Texas’ economic success and maintain […]

AFP-Texas Supports HB 32, Franchise Tax Cuts & Franchise Tax Repeal

May 20, 2015

Senate Finance Committee Hearing May 20, 2015 AFP-Texas Testimony in Support of HB 32 Franchise Tax Cuts and Franchise Tax Repeal Our state’s economic performance, and our citizens’ individual liberties, are best pursued and recognized when government remains small, meets our basic needs, and lets Texans be Texans – whether we want to start businesses, […]

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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 […]

AFP Statement on Texas Senate Passage of Franchise Tax Cut

May 25, 2015

Statement on Texas Senate Passage of Franchise Tax Cut by Jerome Greener, AFP-Texas State Director Americans for Prosperity-Texas and our over 140,000 activists applaud Lt. Governor Dan Patrick and the Texas Senate for passing HB32 that would cut the franchise tax by 25 percent. Our activists across the state have been knocking on doors and […]

AFP Statement on Paycheck Protection Legislation

May 23, 2015

By allowing the paycheck protection bill to die, the Legislature missed a great opportunity to continue improving the state’s business climate. We oppose union dues being collected by government employees through payroll deductions.  Texans should not be in the business of subsidizing politically-driven unions. As Americans saw in Wisconsin, voters support elected officials who stand […]

AFP Statement on Anticipated Tax Cuts in Texas

May 22, 2015

Americans for Prosperity-Texas and our over 140,000 activists applaud the  $3.8 billion in proposed tax cuts and will encourage legislators to support the tax cut package. Our activists across the state have been calling their legislators in support of franchise tax elimination.  While we advocated for a clear path to elimination, the franchise tax cut […]

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