Legislative Alerts

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

March 25, 2015J

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 […]

Local Governance Issues Front and Center this Session

March 20, 2015

It may be cloudy and raining in parts of Texas, but this is National Sunshine Week. The Texas Tribune has posted an opinion piece today “The numbers behind the local control debate” which points to a poll revealing that most Texans don’t trust local government as much as they trust the legislature.    It is […]

AFP-Texas Supports Ride Share Legislation

March 13, 2015

Americans for Prosperity Foundation champions innovation and entrepreneurship. A new class of for-hire vehicles that use digital dispatch and charge by time and distance may revolutionize local transportation. Ride share –Lyft, UBER and other startups — are providing options to the traditional means to how we can get around town.  Ride sharing services are part of […]