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Americans for Prosperity-PA

    Wed, June 21, 2017

    Legislators Fight for Prevailing Wage Reform

    Have you ever discovered that you’ve been paying too much for something and been disappointed that you didn’t find the savings earlier? That’s what happens with almost every government ...

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    Tue, May 23, 2017

    PA Doesn't Need Border Adjustment Tax

    For decades, Pennsylvania has remained in the bottom of state rankings for job growth, income growth and population growth. Indeed, last year, Pennsylvania lost 8,000 residents who sought out more ...

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    Fri, March 03, 2017

    Minimum Wage Hike Would Backfire

    The current issue du jour in Harrisburg, something that comes up every year, is raising the minimum wage. Governor Wolf put a spotlight on the issue in his proposed budget, which once again includes ...

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    Thu, February 02, 2017

    PA Needs More School Choice

    Americans can agree that education is the first step to a brighter future, especially for the poor, but debate has raged for decades on how best to provide that opportunity to our nation's ...

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    Thu, January 19, 2017

    Pork Run Amuck

    The famed free-market economist Milton Friedman left us a remarkable insight when he pointed out the 4 ways to spend money: spending your own money on yourself, spending your own money on someone ...

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    Wed, December 07, 2016

    Ten Reasons to Be Thankful

    2016 is drawing to a close. For some of us, we may be glad. Presidential election years are always tense, with a lot of spirited discussion. The end of the year also presents the opportunity to look ...

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    Wed, August 24, 2016

    The Fight for Freedom

    Can those who fight for freedom learn from the tactics of the left? Remember this?

    An enclave of makeshift tents dotted the landscape in Atlanta's Woodruff Park in ...

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    Wed, August 03, 2016

    Paying for Harrisburg's Spending Addiction

    How do you know when politicians have a spending addiction? A sure sign is when they start scrounging for money in ashtrays and Netflix queues.

    The General Assembly recently passed a ...

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    Wed, April 27, 2016

    Earth Day Doom Sayers

    This year, President Obama celebrated Earth Day by pledging three billion of American's hard earned dollars to the Green Climate Fund, an international UN fund to promote green energy around the ...

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    Tue, April 05, 2016

    Obamacare Turns Six

    This month we celebrated an anniversary that no one really wanted.

    It's been six years since President Obama signed into law the signature achievement of his ...

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    Mon, January 04, 2016

    Wolf Employs Alinsky Tactics

    Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it

    If you pay any attention to the tactics of the left, you know this one well. It's one of Saul Alinsky's ...

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    Thu, September 17, 2015

    PA Must Not Accept EPA Rules

    As of September 6, state lawmakers have exactly one year to make one of the most important decisions of their time in office: Will Pennsylvania submit an implementation plan to the Environmental ...

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    Tue, August 04, 2015

    Liquor Store Privatization: Convenience, Efficiency

    Last month I went on vacation with my husband's family in rural Virginia. Ten adults and five children 7-years-of-age and under living in the same house for seven days certainly is an experience. ...

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    Wed, July 22, 2015

    Budget Battle Heats Up

    Things are heating up in Pennsylvania

    As temperatures began to inch toward 100 degrees in mid-July, lawmakers across the state were being bombarded with attacks ...

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    Tue, July 14, 2015

    PA Lags in Fiscal Health

    Former Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis called the states America's "laboratories of democracy," and the Mercatus Center's new state fiscal condition rankings demonstrate that the ...

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    Tue, June 09, 2015

    Time to End Export-Import Bank

    It's time to break the bank in Washington:

    Defenders of Washington's corporate welfare are now working overtime to protect their special favors. One of the biggest ...

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    Tue, November 25, 2014

    PA Needs a Better Tax Environment

    The non-partisan Tax Foundation recently released its 2015 State Business Tax Climate Index. This annual report assess and appraises each state's competitiveness as affected by the tax structure ...

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    Tue, November 11, 2014

    A Good Election, But Work Remains

    As the polls closed Election night, the feeling of anticipation was palpable. We're freedom junkies, and on November 4th, we got another chance to make a difference. We were a part of what makes ...

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    Mon, November 03, 2014

    Philly Teacher Union Needs Reality Check

    While most families, small businesses, and local governments have been tightening their belts to try and make ends meet during these difficult economic times, there always seems to be one sector of ...

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    Thu, October 16, 2014

    Economic Freedom and Our Ruling Class

    When I was a little girl, my dad often told me the only job you start at the top is digging a ditch. But he said, that's the great thing about living in America. You can start anywhere and with ...

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