Americans for Prosperity
|Americans for Prosperity|
|Leadership:||President and Vice Chairman Art Pope|
History and Mission
AFP is dedicated to promoting a sound economic policy that supports business and regulatory restraint by government. AFP recently hosted an event in Washington D.C. entitled, "Defending the American Dream Summit" on October 5 2007. The topic of the debate was government spending and taxation. Presidential candidates attending included Rudy Giuliani, Mike Huckabee, John McCain, Ron Paul, Sam Brownback, Mitt Romney, and Fred Thompson. Other speakers included John Stossel, Dinesh D'Souza, Art Laffer, John Fund,Steve Moore, Herman Cain, Dr. Barry Poulson, and AFP founder David H. Koch.
The organization has state directors in 29 of the 50 states: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin.
2010 ballot measures
- Arizona Sales Tax Increase, Proposition 100 (May 2010)
- Opposed California Proposition 21, Vehicle License Fee for Parks (2010)
2009 ballot measures
In 2009 in Oregon, the state AFP chapter is organizing opposition to Ted Kulongoski's $733 million tax hike by supporting efforts to qualify the Oregon Tax Hike Vote, Ballot Measures 66 and 67 (2010) for the ballot.
Americans For Prosperity
2111 Wilson Blvd, Ste. 350
Arlington, VA 22201
Official website of Americans for Prosperity
The original version of this article was taken from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia on 10/2/07