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Virginia! Hold McAuliffe Accountable

March 27, 2015

Governor Terry McAuliffe will stop at nothing to force his reckless agenda on Virginia—even if it means breaking the law. No matter what Virginians say, he just won’t stop. Unfortunately for the governor and his special interest friends in Washington, DC, neither will we. That is why we’re going to continue to hold the governor accountable […]

Virginia: Fight the EPA with the RASP Act!

February 27, 2015

The Obama Administration’s EPA is trying to take over our energy here in Virginia. It’s proposing new rules on carbon emissions that will result in higher energy prices and fewer jobs. Thankfully our state lawmakers can do something about it. They can pass legislation that prohibits the state from implementing the EPA’s plan until all […]

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Reminder: AFP Holding Rally Tonight with Rep. Brat and State Rep. Cox

August 10, 2015

Americans for Prosperity’s Power Up Virginia rally will bring leading legislative and grassroots opponents of the EPA’s Overregulation RICHMOND – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) – Virginia, the Commonwealth’s leading opponent of EPA overregulation, is holding its next Power Up Virginia rally in Richmond tonight. Speakers will include Representative Dave Brat, Majority Leader Kirk Cox, Delegate Israel […]

Rep. Brat and Majority Leader Cox to Speak at AFP Rally in Richmond

August 07, 2015

Americans for Prosperity’s Power Up Virginia rally will bring leading legislative and grassroots opponents of the EPA’s Overregulation RICHMOND – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) – Virginia, the Commonwealth’s leading opponent of EPA overregulation, is bringing a star-studded line-up to its Power Up Virginia rally in Richmond this Monday. Speakers will include Representative Dave Brat, Majority Leader Kirk […]

Americans for Prosperity Announces New Power Up Virginia Rallies

August 05, 2015

Urging state leaders to refuse to submit an implementation plan for the EPA’s Clean Power rule RICHMOND – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) – Virginia, the Commonwealth’s leading advocate for free market energy policy, today announced two new rallies next Monday and Tuesday as part of the Power Up Virginia tour, which included a series of rallies in SW Virginia […]

AFP: Alpha Natural Resources is Virginia’s First Victim of “Clean Power” Rule

August 04, 2015

Americans for Prosperity urges Virginia leaders to decline to submit a plan to implement this rule RICHMOND – Americans for Prosperity (AFP), the Commonwealth’s leading advocate for commonsense, free-market energy policies, urged Virginia leaders to decline to submit a plan to implement the Environmental Protection Agency’s sweeping and controversial “Clean Power Plan” rule. Virginia’s Alpha Natural Resources has declared bankruptcy in response […]

AFP to Lawmakers: Medicaid Expansion is Still Bad Policy

July 31, 2015

“King v. Burwell ruling does not change facts about the cost and effect of Medicaid expansion” RICHMOND – Americans for Prosperity, the Commonwealth’s leading advocate for real healthcare reform, today responded to statements by Governor McAuliffe and Senators Kaine and Warner calling for state lawmakers to expand the state’s Medicaid program. AFP reiterated that the facts about […]

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