Legislative Alerts

AFP-Texas Supports HB 3654: Testimony by Peggy Venable

House Investments and Financial Services Committee Meeting April 15, 2015 Testimony by Peggy Venable on behalf of Americans for Prosperity-Texas In Support of HB 3654 Americans for Prosperity-Texas is pleased to support HB 3654 and we thank Rep. Jim Murphy for sponsoring this legislation. We appreciate your leadership in helping taxpayers have greater access to information […]

AFP-Texas Supports HB 32: Testimony by Peggy Venable

April 14, 2015J

House Ways and Means Committee Meeting April 14, 2015 Testimony by Peggy Venable on behalf of Americans for Prosperity-Texas In Support of HB 32 Americans for Prosperity-Texas is pleased to support HB 32 and we thank Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dennis Bonnen for his sponsorship of this bill to substantially lower the franchise tax. […]

AFP-Texas Applauds Texas Senate Passing Historic Spending Limit Legislation

April 09, 2015J

Americans for Prosperity has long advocated for government spindling limits tied to the increase in population and inflation.  With the Senate passage of SB 9 by Sen. Kelly Hancock, Texas is closer now to amending current law relating to the constitutional limit. Spending limits are the foundation for fiscal responsibility and reduce the dependence on […]

AFP-Texas Supports HB 1257 and HB 3219: Testimony By Peggy Venable

April 09, 2015J

House General Investigating and Ethics Committee Hearing | April 9, 2015 AFP-Texas Supports HB 1257 and HB 3219 Testimony By Peggy Venable When Thomas Jefferson wrote: “To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical,” he likely had no idea that the practice would become […]

AFP-Texas Testimony in Support of HB 2440, Ride sharing services

April 09, 2015J

House Transportation Committee Hearing April 9, 2015 Peggy Venable, Policy Director Americans for Prosperity-Texas Testimony in Support of HB 2440 Americans for Prosperity champions innovation and entrepreneurship. We applaud Rep. Chris Paddie for his legislation on transportation network companies (TNC’s). A new class of for-hire vehicles that use digital dispatch and charge by time and […]