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Memo: All Should Pay for Their Fair Share of the Electric Grid

September 15, 2014

To: Interested Parties From: David Fladeboe, State Director, Americans for Prosperity – Wisconsin Date: September 15, 2014 Re: All Should Pay for Their Fair Share of the Electric Grid There has been a good deal of discussion recently about electricity rates, particularly as it relates to renewable energy projects. As an organization dedicated to promoting [...]

Does Mary Burke Understand The Benefits of Act 10?

September 10, 2014

“While she is reluctant to say that she would repeal the law, she has made it known that she doesn’t support the collective bargaining changes. She is playing both sides by saying that she would have asked for the financial concessions without changing collective bargaining.”   Read the Right Wisconsin article here. Like this post? [...]

A teacher 'marketplace' emerges in post-Act 10 Wisconsin

September 08, 2014

“’The great irony is that Act 10 has created a marketplace for good teachers,’ said Dean Bowles, a Monona Grove School Board member.”   Read the Madison.com article here. Like this post? Chip in $5 to AFP.

Wisconsin teachers retain high salaries following Act 10

September 05, 2014

“Los Angeles and New York City elementary school teachers are some of the highest paid in the country according to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data. It is no surprise that the country’s two largest cities would be atop this list, but what may be surprising is the city that beats New York [...]

The Truth Behind Wisconsin's Economic Outlook

August 26, 2014

“Statistics and figures are a tricky thing. They can be twisted or contorted and meaning becomes unclear. Opponents of our policies want to paint a grim picture for the Badger State. Luckily, our policy team at Americans for Prosperity dug through the facts to put together a detailed report that got to the bottom of [...]

Unions Lose and the Public Wins Big in Wisconsin

August 06, 2014

“Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin had quite a good day on July 31 when the state supreme court upheld not only Wisconsin’s voter ID law, but also the 2011 budget legislation that severely curtailed the power of public unions to control the lives and salaries of state and municipal government employees.”   Read the Daily [...]

AFP Reacts to Supreme Court's Act 10 Ruling

July 31, 2014

“Today’s ruling by the Supreme Court confirms what we have all known for years, Act 10 is the right law for Wisconsin. The results have been clear as day, billions of taxpayer dollars saved, billions in tax cuts and reforms that are moving our state forward. Opponents of this law have been more interested in [...]

New Poll Shows Wisconsin is on the Right Track

July 25, 2014

“Opponents of the budget reforms are clawing for anything they can to convince the people to change their minds.”   Read the Right Wisconsin story here. Like this post? Chip in $5 to AFP.

Stay Vigilant, Stay Informed - James Flath

June 19, 2014

“Thousands of informed taxpayers, home owners, parents and voters speaking out against unfair taxation and irresponsible spending cannot be ignored. The future of Wisconsin is in our hands, not the hands of legislators in Madison.” – James Flath   Read the Right Wisconsin story here. Like this post? Chip in $5 to AFP.