Tag: Chris Hudson
Is Rise of The Resistance just a knock off? Disney says no way.

Staff ReportsNovember 29, 2018

Florida will have to consider economic incentives if it wants television and film productions to shoot here, according to Florida TaxWatch‘s newest research report. That idea has found favor in the state Senate, but runs counter to new Republican House Speaker Jose Oliva‘s stance, who has called production incentives “tantamount to corporate welfare.” Even GOP […]

Staff ReportsNovember 19, 2018

Koch-backed group Americans for Prosperity announced a volley of direct mailers, digital ads and phone banking to spread the word on what the organization is thankful for this Thanksgiving. Four issues got the spotlight in the newly announced ad buys: Reigning in federal spending, supporting a fix for the Dreamers, criminal justice reform and opposition […]

Phil AmmannNovember 14, 2018

A veteran of one of Florida’s most influential policy groups is going national. Chris Hudson, state director for Americans For Prosperity-Florida, will now become AFP’s vice president of State Government Affairs. Hudson has been the group’s top Florida operative since 2014. Skylar Zander, AFP-FL’s deputy director and chief legislative architect will become interim state director. […]

Drew WilsonOctober 12, 2018

Americans for Prosperity Action, or AFP-Action, said it was rolling out a direct mail campaign opposing Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum earlier this month, and those ads are starting to hit mailboxes statewide. The mail campaign is one component of AFP-Action’s anti-Gillum ad blitz. The Koch-backed political committee also made a digital ad buy labeling the […]

Drew WilsonOctober 5, 2018

Americans for Prosperity-Action (AFP-Action) said Friday that it’s anteing up “seven-figures” for digital and direct mail campaigns urging voters to send Bill Nelson packing after three terms in the U.S. Senate. The new AFP-FL digital ad, titled “Bill Nelson Has Had 30 Years,” hits the longtime Democratic lawmaker’s perceived lack of progress on health care, […]

Danny McAuliffeSeptember 27, 2018

Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee for Governor, is peddling a faulty health care plan, according to Americans for Prosperity Action. The advocacy arm of the Koch-funded super PAC responded to Gillum’s multi-faceted health care plan as spelled out in a television ad released by the Gillum campaign this week. In the 30-second spot, Gillum pledges to […]

Danny McAuliffeJuly 17, 2018

Americans For Prosperity-Florida is launching a digital and direct mail effort to encourage U.S. Senate confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Their target: Florida Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson. Announced Tuesday, the Florida chapter of the Koch-funded think tank will be backing the campaign with a six-figure sum. Trump announced last week that Kavanaugh […]

Drew WilsonJune 6, 2018

Americans for Prosperity-Florida on Wednesday released its scorecards grading Florida lawmakers on their votes during the 2018 Legislative Session. AFP-FL examined more than 6,000 individual votes on 66 different issues in crafting its “Economic Freedom Scorecard.” Each bill where AFP kept score relates to one of the tentpoles of the group’s “Five for Florida” plan, […]

Drew WilsonMay 24, 2018

Americans for Prosperity-Florida on Thursday launched a three-pronged attack on Democratic U.S. Reps. Stephanie Murphy and Debbie Wasserman Schultz for voting in favor of a $1.3 billion spending plan in March. “Both Representatives Murphy and Wasserman Schultz once touted the need for reigning in our enormous deficits, but their vote for this enormous spending bill […]


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