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Can Your State Pay Its Bills?

“Tax revenues that have not kept up with expenditures . . . significant debt levels as a result of decades of using bonds without being able to pay for them.” Is your state fiscally solvent, or in danger of becoming bankrupt thanks to out of control spending?

AFPF Supports School Choice Week

There is nothing more painful than seeing your child struggle in an educational system that just doesn’t work.  How do we achieve what’s best for our kids?  We continue to show that school choice works! To help spread the message, AFP Foundation’s state chapters will be hosting school choice events across the nation. Join us-we can’t do this without you!

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Richard DeVos Presented with The Washington Award

September 05, 2013

If you weren't able to be with us, we wanted to highlight an outstanding Michigander whom we had the opportunity to honor at this year’s summit. Rich DeVos, through word and deed, has done a tremendous amount for the cause of economic freedom and for that we were compelled to bestow him with our Washington Award—named for our leading Founder.

Friedman Legacy Day 2013 Wrap-Up

August 01, 2013 J

Yesterday, groups throughout the nation celebrated what would have been Milton Friedman's 101st birthday. Friedman believed that it was criminal to leave children in failing public schools. He believed that competition was the best way to increase choice for parents and students. And because of competition, public and private schools would be forced to provide effective learning environments or risk losing resources.