Tag: AFP Florida

Staff ReportsJanuary 10, 2018

Americans for Prosperity-Florida—the pro-free market, government spending watchdog—is sending out direct mail to urge support for ending “corporate welfare” for billionaire sports-team owners. Legislation pending in the 2018 Session would “eliminate taxpayer handouts to build stadiums on public lands, and end a program that gives professional sports teams subsidies to expand their stadiums,” the group […]

Mitch PerryJanuary 3, 2018

Americans for Prosperity-Florida is asking a favor of constituents of state Sen. Keith Perry of Gainesville and state Rep. Manny Diaz of Hialeah Gardens. In a new mail piece, AFP wants voters to congratulate the two Republican lawmakers for a bill seeking to significantly reduce government regulations. The pair is sponsoring SB 1268 in the upcoming Session, […]

Drew WilsonOctober 9, 2017

Conservative group Americans for Prosperity Florida praised a House proposal that would relax regulations and fees levied on some professional licenses and nix certain requirements for registering new ventures with the state. “People want jobs, not roadblocks. Let’s free entrepreneurs to pursue their dreams and build better lives for themselves and their families by getting […]

Drew WilsonMarch 6, 2017

The Florida branch of the conservative group Americans for Prosperity announced its 2017 legislative priorities Friday; dismantling Enterprise Florida is on the top of the list. “In 2015 the Governor boldly stated that ‘taxpayers are better investors than government.’ We completely agree. That’s why we’re calling on both chambers to put politics aside and work […]

Mitch PerryNovember 22, 2016

Following the new rules adopted by the Florida House of Representatives to make state government more transparent and accountable, introduced by newly elected House Speaker Richard Corcoran, the libertarian-oriented Americans for Prosperity-Florida expressed its support on Tuesday. “We are especially eager to see Speaker Corcoran’s new House rules in action,” said state director Chris Hudson. “These […]

Peter SchorschNovember 10, 2016

Tuesday’s slate of general elections in Florida certainly provided a list of winners and losers, and I’m not just talking about the candidates. Here is my list of the real winners and losers coming out of Election Day. Winners Rick Scott — The Naples Republican was an early backer of the president-elect, comparing Trump’s rise to his own 2010 gubernatorial […]

Mitch PerryAugust 30, 2016

Americans for Prosperity Florida is blasting Democratic Senate hopeful Patrick Murphy, a day after he expressed support for adding a government public option to the Affordable Care Act. “It is good to see Patrick Murphy leaving the privileged gates of his Palm Beach estate,” said AFP Florida state director, Chris Hudson. “Maybe while he’s out and about he should take […]


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