Americans For Prosperity releases 2017 legislative scorecard

Americans For Prosperity releases 2017 legislative scorecard

By SoAzNewsX The Arizona chapter of Americans for Prosperity released its 2017 Legislative Scorecard today, which is the 34th annual scorecard produced by AFP-Arizona and its predecessor organization, the Arizona Federation of Taxpayers. AFP-Arizona’s scorecard assigned weights to over 300 bills according to their projected dollar impact on Arizona taxpayers, consumers and producers, with $1 million equaling […]

Border Adjustment Tax could derail tax reform

Border Adjustment Tax could derail tax reform

By Tom Jenney One of the most enduring symbols of Arizona is the Grand Canyon.  In fact, many people have nicknamed us the Grand Canyon State.  This most famous of the national parks also illustrates the stakes for Arizonans in the debate that is currently being waged in Washington, D.C. over tax reform. Let there […]

Take action for accountability and transparency

Take action for accountability and transparency

By SoAzNewsX Americans For Prosperity Arizona is seeking volunteers to man phone banks and knock on doors in an effort to bring attention AFP’s Truth in Spending legislation. The legislation is one that AFP wants to see get thru the Legislature and see Gov. Doug Ducey sign into law. “We have walk books and phone calls […]

More education for state dollars not more dollars for education

More education for state dollars not more dollars for education

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner According to a new report from the U.S. Census, Arizona “continued to be among the lowest states in the nation for per pupil spending.” Overall, according to the report, Arizona spent only $7,208 per pupil on K-12 education in 2013, said Tom Jenney, Arizona AFP Director. There are two […]