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AFP Congratulates Committee Vote On Prevailing Wage Repeal

Chapter Announces Launch of Radio Ads Encouraging Passage By Full Assembly

By - May 27th, 2015 05:14 pm

MADISON, Wis. — Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin, the state’s foremost advocate for economic freedom, today congratulated the State Assembly Labor Committee on their vote to pass prevailing wage repeal. The chapter also announced a new flight of radio advertisements which will begin airing today. The new ads will ask citizens to contact Speaker Robin Vos in order to encourage a full vote by the Assembly on prevailing wage repeal .

The new ads can be listened to here.

Americans for Prosperity State Director David Fladeboe released the following statement:

“Today, Representative Jacque, Representative Hutton, and the Assembly Labor Committee really stepped it up ” said Fladeboe. “We thank them for taking bold leadership to unwind this outdated regulation and save Wisconsin taxpayers millions. They stood up when others refused. Their tenacity and commitment to the people of Wisconsin certainly does not go unnoticed.”

“Americans for Prosperity has been talking to taxpayers around the state about the $890 million dollars repealing this archaic law would save. Today we begin our radio campaign to continue spreading that message. This common sense legislation would save millions that would be better spent on schools, infrastructure or going back into the pockets of hard-working Wisconsin taxpayers. AFP is committed to standing up for Wisconsinites no matter what the special interests have to say.”

Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is a nationwide organization of citizen-leaders committed to advancing every individual’s right to economic freedom and opportunity. AFP believes reducing the size and intrusiveness of government is the best way to promote individual productivity and prosperity for all Americans. For more information, visit www.americansforprosperity.org

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