Americans for Prosperity offer ‘Road to Freedom’ to Colorado lawmakers
Author: Joey Bunch – January 17, 2018 – Updated: 19 hours ago
You won’t find Bob Hope or Bing Crosby but Americans for Prosperity are urging Colorado lawmakers to take the “Road to Freedom,” the conservative organization’s legislative agenda.
Colorado Politics scored an early review of the AFP’s positions on energy, education, transportation and the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights.
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“We made great strides in 2017 defending TABOR and advancing policies that promote economic freedom,” Jesse Mallory, AFP’s state director and the former Colorado Senate Republicans’ chief of staff, said in a statement.
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