Legislative Alerts

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

May 20, 2015J

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, […]

AFP-Texas Supports SB 1968

May 18, 2015J

AFP-Texas Supports Paycheck Protection SB 1968 by Sen. Joan Huffman Texas is a right to work state, which means individuals cannot be forced to pay union dues as a condition of employment.  However, government should not be responsible for providing payroll deductions in order to help unions collect dues from their members.  That is an […]

AFP Supports Franchise Tax Cuts and Franchise Tax Repeal

May 12, 2015J

House Ways and Means Committee Hearing May 12, 2015 AFP-Texas Testimony in Support Of Franchise Tax Cuts & Franchise Tax Repeal My name is Peggy Venable and I am speaking on behalf of Americans for Prosperity-Texas. Our state’s economic performance, and our citizens’ individual liberties, are best pursued and recognized when government remains small, meets our […]

AFP Supports SB 1760: Testimony by Peggy Venable

May 12, 2015J

House Ways and Means Committee Hearing May 12, 2015 Testimony in Support of SB 1760 By Peggy Venable, AFP-Texas Policy Director Americans for Prosperity-Texas supports SB 1760 providing some needed property taxpayer protections. While Texas is considered a relatively low-tax state, our property taxes are among the highest in the country, due largely to local […]

KEY VOTE: AFP-TX Supports HB 114 on Capital Appreciation Bonds

May 11, 2015J

KEY VOTE NOTICE AFP-TX Supports HB 114 on Capital Appreciation Bonds We at Americans for Prosperity-Texas support HB 114, legislation which provides greater transparency and protections for taxpayers regarding local taxing entities’ use of Capital Appreciation Bonds secured by local property taxes. We have concerns that Capital Appreciation Bonds (CABs) are used to “buy now and […]