Americans For Prosperity, Michigan chapter

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Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is a 501(c)(4) nationwide organization of citizen leaders committed to advancing every individual’s right to economic freedom and opportunity. Its affiliate, Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFP Foundation), is a 501(c)(3) committed to educating citizens about economic policy and a return of the federal government to its Constitutional limits.

History

The AFP started in 2003 when Citizens for a Sound Economy (CSE) and its affiliated Citizens for a Sound Economy Foundation (CSEF) separated, and the CSEF became AFP.[1]

Projects

Transparent office
AFP Michigan is working with a number of legislators to open the state’s checkbook. They are working with local government officials who want to see transparency in their counties. Their work has aided in the Michigan Secretary of State's office becoming transparent on the internet.[2]

Policy position

  • Cutting taxes and government spending
  • Tax and expenditure limitations
  • Removing unnecessary barriers to entrepreneurship
  • Restoring fairness to our judicial system
  • Educating citizens about the costs government is putting on global warming policies
  • Right to work

Funding

AFP Foundation is supported by individuals, foundations and corporations who share its vision. Contributions are not tax deductible. AFP and AFP Foundation also accept contributions of stock and bequests from donors wishing to include them in their estate plans.[3]

Contact

P.O. Box 16236
Lansing, MI 48901
Phone: (517) 853-9073
infoMI@afphq.org

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