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Tell Speaker Vos Prevailing Wage Deserves A Vote!

May 18, 2015

Have you seen this? Wisconsin is this close to repealing legislation that studies show costs taxpayers $300 million a year. But Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is standing in the way. He won’t even let the bill go for a vote by the State Assembly! It’s bad policy and we need to repeal it. Can you […]

Fight Back and Repeal Wisconsin’s Costly Prevailing Wage Law

March 29, 2015

Wisconsin’s antiquated construction wage regulations force taxpayers to pay 45% more for construction projects, even if lower costs are available. That’s $300 million taxpayer dollars that could go back to students, taxpayers, and other important projects. Fill out the form HERE to send a message to your legislator today tell them to repeal this outdated, costly […]

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AFP Congratulates Committee Vote On Prevailing Wage Repeal, Chapter Announces Launch of Radio Ads Encouraging Passage By Full Assembly

May 27, 2015

MADISON, Wis. — Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin, the state’s foremost advocate for economic freedom, today congratulated the State Assembly Labor Committee on their vote to pass prevailing wage repeal. The chapter also announced a new flight of radio advertisements which will begin airing today. The new ads will ask citizens to contact Speaker Robin Vos […]

Letter to Legislators: Do Not Restrict the Free Market in Liquor Laws

May 27, 2015

Dear Legislator, On behalf of the nearly 130,000 Americans for Prosperity Activists in Wisconsin, I am writing to express our serious concern about reports that a last minute budget motion may be offered relating to liquor distribution laws that would further tighten the market grip enjoyed by wholesalers. We believe this effort is anti-free market […]

Sen. Feingold’s Big-Government Policies Bad For Wisconsin

May 14, 2015

MADISON, Wis. – Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin State Director David Fladeboe released the following statement in regards to Russ Feingold’s record in the U.S. Senate: “The policies Russ Feingold supported as a Senator – Obamacare, tax increases, and billion dollar spending packages – are bad for Wisconsin families. Americans for Prosperity knows that free-market policies which promote freedom […]

NEW RESEARCH: $890 Million Is What Schools Could Have Saved With Prevailing Wage Repeal

May 14, 2015

MADISON, Wis. – Today, Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin, the state’s foremost advocate for economic freedom, released a new report in its series of research studies on the prevailing wage. Its new report looks at data for all school construction projects since 1995 and shows that if the prevailing wage requirement were fully repealed, taxpayers could have saved $890 […]

AFP Disappointed in Sen. Marklein’s Vote Against Prevailing Wage Repeal

May 08, 2015

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, May 5, 2015 CONTACT: James Flath, JFlath@afphq.org or (262) 649-0296 AFP Disappointed in Sen. Marklein’s Vote Against Prevailing Wage Repeal MADISON, Wis. – Today, Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin, the state’s largest grassroots advocate for economic freedom, reacted with disappointment upon news that Sen. Howard Marklein voted against legislation that […]

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