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AFP-TX Driving to the Dream Bus Package

Join your fellow Texas freedom fighters in Dallas next month for the Defending the American Dream Summit. We have limited bus space departing from locations throughout the state – ride along with us! The Defending the American Dream Summit brings together AFP activists from all over the country and features prominent speakers and panelists. Among […]

Issues

Light Rail in Austin: Will Voters Give it the Green Light?

October 20, 2014 J

Light rail is on the ballot Nov. 4 in Austin.  The question for voters is whether or not the bond is affordable and appropriately addresses the traffic congestion. Early voting is underway now as Austinites assess the value of Prop 1, the urban (light) rail referendum. Most residents – and likely all commuters – would […]

Texas: Open for Business and Thriving

September 16, 2014

Texas is a leader in job creation, innovation and putting out a Texas-size welcome mat. Those are the words of Texas Comptroller Susan Combs, who shared this in the Fall 2014 newsletter: From 2000-2013, Texas employment grew 24.9% while the rest of the country grew only 4.7%. Texas came late into the big recession and […]

Texas is No 1 Again

September 16, 2014 J

This time, Texas tops the 50 State Index of Energy Regulation issued by the Pacific Research Institute. The index does not include federal regulations as all states must comply with those, but only includes state regulations. States can regulate utilities, gas stations, motor vehicle fuels and the level of energy consumption. However, regulations are changing in response […]

Insight to Action: Spreading the Message of Freedom- Webinar

September 16, 2014

Make sure you tune into this week’s Insight to Action webinar with Dr. Arthur Brooks. Dr. Brooks will be discussing how to correctly deliver our message of freedom and prosperity so it can spread like wild fire throughout our local communities. Dr. Brooks is the president of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). Before leading AEI, […]