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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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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 […]

AFP Virginia Applauds Supreme Court Ruling Against EPA

June 29, 2015

Court stopped MATS overregulation, but came too late for multiple closed power plants RICHMOND – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) Virginia today applauded the Supreme Court ruling in the Michigan vs. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) case against the EPA’s Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) rule. AFP applauded the court for recognizing that the MATS rule grossly […]

AFP Calls Out Governor McAuliffe’s Medicaid Non-Sequitur

June 26, 2015

King decision does not affect Medicaid, so why is Governor McAuliffe playing that broken record? RICHMOND – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) Virginia, the Commonwealth’s leading advocate for real healthcare reform, is calling out Governor McAuliffe’s decision to make another push for expanding the state’s Medicaid program in the wake of the King decision. AFP reminded […]

AFP Releases New Ad in Response to Court Ruling

June 25, 2015

Continues fight for real healthcare reform that expands choice and lowers costs RICHMOND – Americans for Prosperity – Virginia, the state’s foremost grassroots advocate for healthcare freedom, released a new ad focusing on the personal impacts of ObamaCare, following a decision in the controversial Supreme Court King v. Burwell case. AFP led the opposition to […]

Video: Power Up Virginia Tour Launch in Roanoke

June 16, 2015

AFP-VA Deputy State Director Ben Knotts talks about the regulations that are holding the country back and how the Power Up Virginia tour is an opportunity for activists to take action and urge their lawmakers to stand up to the EPA.

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