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AFP Encourages Legislature to Work with Evers on Public Defender Reimbursement
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AFP Encourages Legislature to Work with Evers on Public Defender Reimbursement

"Americans for Prosperity encourages the legislature to work with Governor-elect Evers to address this mounting due process crisis in 2019."

AFP Urges Legislature to Reject Protectionism, Support Entrepreneurs
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AFP Urges Legislature to Reject Protectionism, Support Entrepreneurs

"The public overwhelmingly embraces the craft beverage industry and innovative event venue options like wedding barns."

AFP-Wisconsin to Legislators: Reject Corporate Welfare
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AFP-Wisconsin to Legislators: Reject Corporate Welfare

"Taxpayer handouts to corporations are not the solution for providing Wisconsin with a pro-growth business environment that benefits all businesses."

AFP-WI Lauds Walker Plan to Grow Workforce and Reform Criminal Justice System
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AFP-WI Lauds Walker Plan to Grow Workforce and Reform Criminal Justice System

"We thank Gov. Walker and Lt. Gov. Kleefisch for addressing critical criminal justice reform priorities."

AFP Action: Bad Bill Today Keeps Doctors Away
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AFP Action: Bad Bill Today Keeps Doctors Away

"This much is clear: a vote for Baldwin is a vote for Washington-prescribed plans that we cannot afford, and we urge Wisconsinites to vote against her in November."

AFP-WI Slams Return of Buzzkill Beverage Proposal
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AFP-WI Slams Return of Buzzkill Beverage Proposal

"We strongly urge the legislature to reject this anti-competitive and protectionist racket."

AFP-WI: New Baldwin Bill Threatens Affordable Health Care Options
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AFP-WI: New Baldwin Bill Threatens Affordable Health Care Options

"Tammy Baldwin is trying to take away Wisconsinites’ new opportunity for accessing quality, affordable health insurance."

Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin Backs Dale Kooyenga for State Senate
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Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin Backs Dale Kooyenga for State Senate

Activist Group Hails Brookfield Assemblyman’s Principled Leadership

Governor Walker Signs Landmark Welfare Reform Backed by AFP
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Governor Walker Signs Landmark Welfare Reform Backed by AFP

"This law will make it easier for our neighbors who have fallen on hard times to get back on their feet and begin rebuilding their future," said Eric Bott.

AFP-WI Applauds Gov. Walker for Signing Civil Asset Forfeiture ReformLandmark reform protects constitutional liberties, strengthens rule of law
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AFP-WI Applauds Gov. Walker for Signing Civil Asset Forfeiture ReformLandmark reform protects constitutional liberties, strengthens rule of law

Landmark reform protects constitutional liberties, strengthens rule of law

Americans for Prosperity Blasts Wisconsin Democrat’s Proposed Rewrite of State Constitution
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Americans for Prosperity Blasts Wisconsin Democrat’s Proposed Rewrite of State Constitution

Activists Vow to Fight Rep. Taylor’s “Outrageous Power Grab by Leftwing Special Interests”

Americans for Prosperity to Host First Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate Debate on 04/26
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Americans for Prosperity to Host First Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate Debate on 04/26

GOP Candidates vying to win August 14 primary will tackle top issues for WI voters

AFP-WI Applauds Senate Passage of Labor Reform Bill
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AFP-WI Applauds Senate Passage of Labor Reform Bill

Employment Law Standardization Measure Passes Senate

AFP-Wisconsin Says “Nyet” to Liquor Tsar Proposal
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AFP-Wisconsin Says “Nyet” to Liquor Tsar Proposal

Plot Was Scrapped Last Year Due to Public Outrage from Grassroots Activists

AFP-WI and MacIver Institute Ask Legislature To Rethink Move to Resurrect New Deal Conservation Corps
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AFP-WI and MacIver Institute Ask Legislature To Rethink Move to Resurrect New Deal Conservation Corps

It seems that some Wisconsin lawmakers are so nostalgic for the old days of the Great Depression

AFP-Wisconsin Hails Walker Welfare Reform Plan in State of State Address
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AFP-Wisconsin Hails Walker Welfare Reform Plan in State of State Address

Governor Calls for Historic Welfare Reform As Economy Grows Stronger WI. Conservative Grassroots Activists Will Engage Legislature to Pass Reforms

AFP Praises Walker Welfare Reform Push as Unemployment Rate Drops to 3 Percent
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AFP Praises Walker Welfare Reform Push as Unemployment Rate Drops to 3 Percent

WI Unemployment Rate Now 3 Percent, Tied for Lowest on Record

Governor Walker Signs Government Leasing Transparency Bill Into Law
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Governor Walker Signs Government Leasing Transparency Bill Into Law

AFP-backed law will improve transparency and protect taxpayers

AFP-Wisconsin “Extremely Disappointed” in Baldwin’s Vote Against Tax Reform
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AFP-Wisconsin “Extremely Disappointed” in Baldwin’s Vote Against Tax Reform

Badger State activist group slams Senator Baldwin’s vote against tax relief for Wisconsin families and small businesses

AFP-WI Praises Walker For Signing Homeowners Bill of Rights into Law
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AFP-WI Praises Walker For Signing Homeowners Bill of Rights into Law

Sweeping Reform Legislation Protects Property Rights of Wisconsinites

AFP-WI Applauds Assembly for Passing Legislation to Remove Barriers to Opportunity
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AFP-WI Applauds Assembly for Passing Legislation to Remove Barriers to Opportunity

Bills help working class Wisconsinites enter the professions of their choice

Senate Strikes Job-Creating Gold with Final Passage of Mining for America Act
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Senate Strikes Job-Creating Gold with Final Passage of Mining for America Act

Measure Backed by AFP-WI Clears Senate, Heads to Governor Walker’s Desk

Eureka! WI Assembly Ready to Strike Job-Creating Pay Dirt with Passage of Mining for America Act
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Eureka! WI Assembly Ready to Strike Job-Creating Pay Dirt with Passage of Mining for America Act

AFP-Wisconsin Activists Redouble Grassroots Efforts as Measure Advances to Senate

Americans for Prosperity calls on Speaker Robin Vos to Apologize to Governor Walker and Senators
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Americans for Prosperity calls on Speaker Robin Vos to Apologize to Governor Walker and Senators

Speaker Vos Insulted Governor, Compared Senators to “Terrorists” in Interview

AFP-WI Thanks Rep. Adam Jarchow as Champion of Property Rights in Wisconsin
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AFP-WI Thanks Rep. Adam Jarchow as Champion of Property Rights in Wisconsin

“On behalf of AFP-Wisconsin’s base of over 130,000 grassroots activists, we applaud Representative Jarchow for championing Wisconsin homeowners’ property rights.”

AFP-WI Statement on Governor Walker Budget Signing
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AFP-WI Statement on Governor Walker Budget Signing

Budget Includes Key Conservative Victories Backed by Activist Group

Committee Holds Hearing Today on Regulatory “Sunset” Bill
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Committee Holds Hearing Today on Regulatory “Sunset” Bill

Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin today called on lawmakers to approve AB 384, a measure that would require the re-adoption of government rules every seven years under a rigorous review process.

AFP – WI Praises Governor Walker, Senate Conservatives for Improving State Budget
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AFP – WI Praises Governor Walker, Senate Conservatives for Improving State Budget

Walker pledges to veto shady PFA power grab targeted by AFP activists

AFP-Wisconsin Commends Rep. Scott Allen’s Call for PFA Audit
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AFP-Wisconsin Commends Rep. Scott Allen’s Call for PFA Audit

Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin today applauded State Representative Scott Allen (R-Waukesha) for his call to audit the Wisconsin Public Finance Authority.

AFP-WI to Lawmakers: Wisconsin Should Not Empower Shadowy Public Finance Authority
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AFP-WI to Lawmakers: Wisconsin Should Not Empower Shadowy Public Finance Authority

Stealth Motion Gives WI Public Finance Authority Eminent Domain Authority, Expanded Powers to Engage in Foreign Economic Development

Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin Backs Mining for America Act
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Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin Backs Mining for America Act

Senate Committee Holds Field Hearing in Ladysmith Today

Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin Statement on Foxconn
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Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin Statement on Foxconn

"...as free market activists who staunchly oppose government tax incentives, we cannot support the expensive refundable tax credits in this package..."

AFP-Wisconsin Disappointed by Court Setback for Worker Freedom
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AFP-Wisconsin Disappointed by Court Setback for Worker Freedom

State Director Eric Bott says right-to-work critical to raise incomes, employment in Wisc.

Americans for Prosperity Launches Major Multimedia Buy on Sen. Ron Johnson’s Record
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Americans for Prosperity Launches Major Multimedia Buy on Sen. Ron Johnson’s Record

Seven-figure investment highlights his record on free-market issues.

AFP Reacts to Debate on Pro-Market Reforms In Senate
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AFP Reacts to Debate on Pro-Market Reforms In Senate

"State Senate Taking A Bold Stand For Economic Liberty," says State Director Eric Bott

Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin Applauds Gov. Walker for Signing Civil Service Reform
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Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin Applauds Gov. Walker for Signing Civil Service Reform

Civil Service reform will create a more efficient and effective state government

Assembly Passes Property Rights Package
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Assembly Passes Property Rights Package

Bills will restore citizens rights to develop their own property

Americans for Prosperity – Wisconsin Applauds the State Senate on Passage of Civil Service Reform
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Americans for Prosperity – Wisconsin Applauds the State Senate on Passage of Civil Service Reform

Civil Service Reform Will Lead to More Efficient and Effective State Government

Americans for Prosperity – Wisconsin Announces Sheboygan Town Hall with Congressman Grothman
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Americans for Prosperity – Wisconsin Announces Sheboygan Town Hall with Congressman Grothman

Town Hall Will Provide AFP Activists Access To Their Congressmen To Ask Questions And Have Their Voices Heard

Americans for Prosperity Thanks Governor Walker for Signing GAB Reform
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Americans for Prosperity Thanks Governor Walker for Signing GAB Reform

Law Will Improve Transparency and Accountability in Government

AFP Commends Attorney General Schimel For Seeking To Challenge EPA’s Misguided Ozone Rule
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AFP Commends Attorney General Schimel For Seeking To Challenge EPA’s Misguided Ozone Rule

EPA’s rule will make opening new manufacturing facilities or expanding existing facilities in SE Wisconsin difficult, if not impossible.

AFP Applauds State Legislature for Protecting Freedom of Speech
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AFP Applauds State Legislature for Protecting Freedom of Speech

G.A.B and Campaign Finance Reforms Will Ensure Wisconsinites' Constitutional Rights Remain Protected

AFP Applauds Occupational Licensure Reform
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AFP Applauds Occupational Licensure Reform

Bill Expands Access to Opportunity for Wisconsin Entrepreneurs

Americans for Prosperity Applauds Wisconsin Legislature For Passing John Doe Reform
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Americans for Prosperity Applauds Wisconsin Legislature For Passing John Doe Reform

John Doe Reform Key To Protecting Civil Liberties

AFP Applauds Efforts to Modernize State Recruitment and Retention
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AFP Applauds Efforts to Modernize State Recruitment and Retention

Bill would reform outdated employment policies improving government efficiency and accountability

AFP Thanks State Assembly for Putting Children First
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AFP Thanks State Assembly for Putting Children First

Thanks Senator Stroebel and Representative Sanfelippo For Their Leadership

AFP Supports John Doe Reform Vote
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AFP Supports John Doe Reform Vote

Reforming Wisconsin's John Doe Laws Critical To Protecting Free Speech

AFP Reacts to “Clean Power Plan” Rule
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AFP Reacts to “Clean Power Plan” Rule

"Wisconsin doesn't need more regulation from Washington..."

New Radio Ads, Mail Pieces Thank Legislators for Prevailing Wage and Budget
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New Radio Ads, Mail Pieces Thank Legislators for Prevailing Wage and Budget

Legislature Shows Yet Again It Has The Courage To Do What's Right for Wisconsin Taxpayers

AFP Applauds State Assembly on Passing Responsible Budget
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AFP Applauds State Assembly on Passing Responsible Budget

Excited to Send Prevailing Wage Reform to the Governor's Desk for Approval

AFP Applauds State Senate on Prevailing Wage Repeal Amendment
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AFP Applauds State Senate on Prevailing Wage Repeal Amendment

Legislation The Right Step To Move Wisconsin Forward, Says State Director Eric Bott

AFP Wisconsin Statement On President Obama’s Visit To La Crosse
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AFP Wisconsin Statement On President Obama’s Visit To La Crosse

Chapter Encourages President To Take Wisconsin’s Free Market Reforms Back With Him to D.C.

AFP Disappointed In Prevailing Wage Budget Proposal
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AFP Disappointed In Prevailing Wage Budget Proposal

Plan Fails To Give Taxpayers the Savings They Deserve

AFP Wisconsin Responds To Supreme Court Ruling
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AFP Wisconsin Responds To Supreme Court Ruling

Court Decision Provides No Relief To The Many Struggling Under Obamacare

Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin Unveils New Ad Buy in Support of Prevailing Wage Repeal
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Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin Unveils New Ad Buy in Support of Prevailing Wage Repeal

The radio buy is in the Milwaukee and Green Bay media markets.

Lawmakers Should Get Behind Alternative Minimum Tax Repeal
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Lawmakers Should Get Behind Alternative Minimum Tax Repeal

Rep. Kooyenga's Proposal A Common Sense Solution For Wisconsin Taxpayers

AFP Expands Ad Buy In Support of Prevailing Wage Repeal
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AFP Expands Ad Buy In Support of Prevailing Wage Repeal

Turning Up The Wattage To Save Taxpayers $890 Million

AFP Announces New State Director
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AFP Announces New State Director

Eric Bott To Take Chapter Reigns As David Fladeboe Moves Up To Lead Innovation

Final Buck Stadium Proposal No Deal For Wisconsin Taxpayers
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Final Buck Stadium Proposal No Deal For Wisconsin Taxpayers

Taxpayers Shouldn't Have To Fund Private Sports Stadiums

AFP Releases Open Letter To Joint Finance Committee On Prevailing Wage
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AFP Releases Open Letter To Joint Finance Committee On Prevailing Wage

Time to Step Up And Send Prevailing Wage Repeal Bill To Governor's Desk

New Buck Stadium Deal Bad for Wisconsin Taxpayers
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New Buck Stadium Deal Bad for Wisconsin Taxpayers

Government Shouldn't Be In The Business of Financing Private Sports Stadiums

AFP Congratulates Committee Vote On Prevailing Wage Repeal
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AFP Congratulates Committee Vote On Prevailing Wage Repeal

Chapter Announces Launch of Radio Ads Encouraging Passage By Full Assembly

Sen. Feingold’s Big-Government Policies Bad For Wisconsin
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Sen. Feingold’s Big-Government Policies Bad For Wisconsin

Americans for Prosperity knows that free-market policies which promote freedom and opportunity are the best recipe for moving Wisconsin forward.

AFP Disappointed in Sen. Marklein’s Vote Against Prevailing Wage Repeal
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AFP Disappointed in Sen. Marklein’s Vote Against Prevailing Wage Repeal

"We are disappointed in Sen. Marklein’s decision to side with special interests over Wisconsin taxpayers."

AFP Opens New Sheboygan Field Office
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AFP Opens New Sheboygan Field Office

Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin is excited to announce the opening of its brand-new Sheboygan regional field office.

AFP Launches New Door-To-Door Campaign on Prevailing Wage
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AFP Launches New Door-To-Door Campaign on Prevailing Wage

Chapter Will Be Knocking Thousands of Doors To Educate Taxpayers on the $300 Million That Could Be Saved

AFP Announces Next Steps In Fight For Prevailing Wage Repeal
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AFP Announces Next Steps In Fight For Prevailing Wage Repeal

Chapter Will Launch Statewide Calling Campaign Encouraging Legislators To Repeal Outdated Regulation

AFP Announces New Effort To Repeal Prevailing Wage
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AFP Announces New Effort To Repeal Prevailing Wage

Repealing The Outdated Prevailing Wage Requirement Is Wisconsin’s Next Great Step Forward

Americans for Prosperity Launches Radio Ads Thanking Legislators for Right-To-Work Vote
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Americans for Prosperity Launches Radio Ads Thanking Legislators for Right-To-Work Vote

The Wisconsin chapter of Americans for Prosperity has been a long-time advocate of right-to-work legislation.

AFP Wisconsin Congratulates State Assembly On Passage Of Right-To-Work
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AFP Wisconsin Congratulates State Assembly On Passage Of Right-To-Work

Long Overdue Legislation Is the Next Step Forward

AFP Wisconsin Statement on Senate Passage of Right-To-Work
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AFP Wisconsin Statement on Senate Passage of Right-To-Work

"Tonight, we congratulate the Wisconsin Senate for standing up for workers all across our great state and finally passing this long overdue legislation."

AFP Wisconsin Announces Statewide Ad Buy Supporting Right-To-Work
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AFP Wisconsin Announces Statewide Ad Buy Supporting Right-To-Work

Deciding To Join The Union Should Be Your Choice

AFP Wisconsin Responds to Governor’s Budget Address
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AFP Wisconsin Responds to Governor’s Budget Address

Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin State Director David Fladeboe released the following statement in response to the Governor's Budget Address tonight.