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Senate Education Committee Hearing Testimony by Peggy Venable

March 27, 2015

Senate Education Committee Hearing Testimony by Peggy Venable on behalf of Americans for Prosperity-Texas March 26, 2015 I was the first White House Liaison for the US Department of Education under Ronald Reagan. During his first term, A Nation At Risk report was issued. We are still a nation at risk, and Texas’ future and […]

AFP-Texas Congratulates Senate For Passing $4.6 Billion in Tax Cuts

March 25, 2015

AFP-Texas today congratulates Lt Gov Dan Patrick and the Senate for passing $4.6 billion in tax cut measures today which – if passed by the House – will help keep Texas the top state for jobs and a growing economy. The Senate passed three bills – Senate Bills 1, 7 and 8. These bills are the core […]

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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

AFP: Senate Finance Paving Way for Potential Tax Relief

March 18, 2015

AUSTIN — The following statement can be attributed to AFP-Texas acting director Jerome Greener: “Americans for Prosperity-Texas commends the Senate Finance Committee for making significant headway in delivering on campaign promises to return surplus revenue to hard-working Texas taxpayers by providing the potential for franchise tax and property tax relief. “The Senate Finance Committee and […]

AFP-Texas supports Franchise Tax Repeal and Franchise Tax Cuts

March 11, 2015

Senate Finance Committee  Americans for Prosperity Testimony By Peggy Venable March 2, 2015 Madam Chair Nelson and members of the committee, my name is Peggy Venable and I am speaking on behalf of Americans for Prosperity-Texas. First I’d like to thank each of you and Lt. Governor Dan Patrick for your leadership. I can’t think […]

Kansas Local Government Senate Committee Testimony By Peggy Venable

March 09, 2015

Kansas Local Government Senate Committee Testimony By Peggy Venable March 9, 2015   Government lobbying government: taxpayer funded lobbying Thank you, Chairman Pyle, for inviting me to come to Kansas to address this distinguished committee. It is appropriate that you hold this hearing the week before Sunshine Week. I can think of no better issue […]

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