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AFP-Virginia: Statement on Governor McAuliffe’s Budget Actions

June 20, 2014

Arlington—AFP-Virginia State Director Sean Lansing issued the following statement Friday after Governor Terry McAuliffe announced he plans to attempt to implement ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion unilaterally: “Today, Governor McAuliffe has officially brought his hyper-partisan, Washington-style politics to Virginia by announcing that he intends to expand ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion by executive fiat. By taking this path, the [...]

AFP Virginia: Statement on Passage of Budget

June 13, 2014

Richmond—AFP Virginia State Director Sean Lansing issued the following statement Friday after the Virginia General Assembly passed a clean budget bill without Medicaid expansion: “We commend the House of Delegates for showing steadfast resolve on the issue of a clean budget during the past three months, and we applaud a bipartisan majority in the Virginia Senate [...]

AFP Virginia: Statement on Clean Budget Agreement

June 10, 2014

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 Contact: Sean Lansing at SLansing@afphq.org or 703-201-5063 Arlington—Americans for Prosperity-Virginia State Director Sean Lansing issued the following statement today concerning reports that the Virginia General Assembly has agreed to pass a clean budget without Medicaid expansion: “Reports that both houses of the General Assembly have agreed [...]

AFP-Virginia: Introduces new TV ad titled “Soured”

June 09, 2014

Ad will run statewide and hold Governor McAuliffe accountable for his reckless actions Richmond—Americans for Prosperity-Virginia debuted a new statewide television ad today, titled “Soured”. Click here to view the ad. The ad—which is running across Virginia on both broadcast and cable television—alerts Virginians to the fact that Governor McAuliffe will stop at nothing to [...]

AFP-Virginia: Statement on Senator Puckett’s Resignation

June 09, 2014

Arlington—AFP-Virginia State Director Sean Lansing issued the following statement Sunday after news broke that Senator Phillip Puckett is resigning, giving Republicans a 20-19 majority in the Virginia Senate: “With Senator Puckett’s resignation, Senators Hanger, Stosch and Watkins now undeniably hold the key to preventing a government shutdown in Virginia. There are only a few weeks [...]

AFP-Virginia: Statement on Governor McAuliffe’s Executive Overreach

June 04, 2014

Richmond—AFP-Virginia State Director Sean Lansing issued the following statement Wednesday after the Washington Post reported the McAuliffe Administration is continuing to plan behind the scenes for an Executive Order to expand Medicaid in Virginia: “Governor McAuliffe’s Washington-style political games and Obama-esque desire to exercise his will by executive fiat have no place in Virginia. It is [...]

AFP-Virginia: ICYMI: Virginia Republicans are prudent in their rejection of Medicaid expansion

June 03, 2014

Richmond—Americans for Prosperity-Virginia State Director Sean Lansing penned a letter to the Washington Post this weekend highlighting the efforts of General Assembly members opposing Medicaid expansion. You can view the letter below or read it in its entirety here. Lansing: Virginia Republicans are prudent in their rejection of Medicaid expansion Washington Post 5/30/2014 “The May [...]

AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY REACTS TO NEW EPA RULES

June 02, 2014

Time for Virginia’s Congressional Delegation to Stand Up to Administration  ARLINGTON – Today Americans for Prosperity – Virginia called on the Congressional delegation to block the new carbon regulations released by the EPA, which calls for a 30 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. The regulations will be particularly burdensome in Virginia, where [...]

Testimony given by Sean Lansing, AFP-Virginia State Director

April 01, 2014

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 Senate Finance Committee Meeting SB 5003 Testimony given by Sean Lansing, AFP-Virginia State Director   Mr. Chairman and members of the committee, I am here today on behalf of Americans for Prosperity, and our 85,000 Virginia activists and 8.1 million Virginians who deserve a state budget that funds core services such [...]

AFP-Virginia Urges Legislators to Ignore McAuliffe's Demands, Pass Clean Budget

March 24, 2014

Richmond—Americans for Prosperity-Virginia State Director Sean Lansing issued the following statement Monday as General Assembly members returned to Richmond for a Special Session on the Virginia state budget: “Two weeks after Governor McAuliffe and his shutdown allies in the Senate urged their colleagues to return home to learn how their constituents felt about more ObamaCare [...]