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Kill the Death Tax

September 03, 2014

The death tax, also known as the estate tax, is a tax on a person’s assets at death. Family-owned farms and businesses are most vulnerable to the death tax. When one generation wishes to pass family business assets down to the next generation, the death tax can threaten the continued viability of the business’ operations. […]

Study Finds Virginia Business Climate Best in Nation

July 09, 2014

by Rudy Takala A report released last week assessing state business climates placed Virginia at the top nationally, giving the state a grade of A+. The study, conducted by the Kauffman Foundation and Thumbtack and reported on in The Economist, examined state business climates by looking at a combination of tax rates, regulatory environment and […]

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AFP Releases New Ad Urging Rep. Wittman to Oppose Wind Subsidy

November 24, 2014

Americans for Prosperity Calls on Congress to End Crony Capitalism RICHMOND – Americans for Prosperity announced the launch of a new print ad that urges Rep. Rob Wittman to oppose the Wind Production Tax Credit, which is a taxpayer subsidy for wind energy production. The ad will be featured in the Fredericksburg Free Lance Star […]

AFP Launches Wind PTC Ads on Reps. Rigell and Wittman

November 13, 2014

Ads to put grassroots pressure on members to oppose more tax dollars for wind subsidies. RICHMOND — Americans for Prosperity, Virginia’s leading grassroots advocate for economic freedom, is launching a new media effort designed to persuade Reps. Scott Rigell (VA-2) and Rob Wittman (VA-1) to oppose spending any more money on the Wind Production Tax […]

Americans for Prosperity Continues Accountability Efforts with Six-Figure Ad Buy

September 24, 2014

Arlington, Va. – Today Americans for Prosperity announced the continuation of its accountability efforts with the launch of a major, six-figure ad buy. The ads put pressure on Rep. Kirkpatrick in Arizona, Rep. Braley in Iowa, and Rep. Rahall in West Virginia for continuing to support harmful policies and failing to do what’s best for their […]

VIDEO: AFP PREVIEWS OBAMA CLIMATE SPEECH

September 23, 2014

Obama agenda a lose/lose: no real gain for the environment, and real pain for millions of Americans ARLINGTON, VA – Today Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s largest grassroots advocate for economic freedom, released a video response previewing President Obama’s address on climate change, expected later today at the United Nations meeting in New York City. […]

AFP-VA Opposes Newfound Attempts at Medicaid Expansion

September 18, 2014

Memorandum To:        Members of the Virginia General Assembly From:   Sean Lansing, State Director of Americans for Prosperity-Virginia Re:       Medicaid Expansion Proposals Date:    Tuesday, September 2, 2014 At AFP-Virginia, we are committed to finding solutions to the Commonwealth’s broken and costly Medicaid system. These solutions must benefit our most needy […]