New Video Illustrates the Ridiculous Size of Florida’s Bureaucracy

For Immediate Release – Thursday, February 23, 2012     
Contact: Slade O’Brien (561) 441-5866 or

New Video Illustrates the Ridiculous Size of Florida’s Bureaucracy
Shows the over-reaching influence of government in every day lives of Floridians

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida chapter of Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s premier economic freedom advocate, released a video this afternoon illustrating the size of Florida’s government.  The video details every government agency, commission, advisory board and appointed position in Florida, showing exactly how burdensome and far-reaching the size of government can be.

The number one thing that government can do to encourage economic growth and job creation is to get out of the way,” said Slade O’Brien, AFP-Florida State Director. “Our new video demonstrates how large Florida’s government bureaucracy has become. It is vitally important that our elected officials address this issue by eliminating the excessive boards, commissions and positions that have been created through years of unnecessary government expansion.”

Mr. O’Brien continued, “The average citizen may not realize the sheer scope and size of Florida’s government but this video makes a clear statement that the situation is out of control.  Too many unelected bureaucrats have too much say in our lives and it is time for the Governor and legislature, who are elected, to do something about it.”

For further comments and questions, contact Slade O’Brien at (561) 441-5866 or

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. AFP educates and engages citizens to support restraining state and federal government growth and returning government to its constitutional limits. AFP is more than 1.9 million activists strong, with activists in all 50 states.  AFP has 34 state chapters and affiliates. More than 90,000 Americans in all 50 states have made a financial contribution to AFP or AFP Foundation. For more information, visit

Americans for Prosperity does not support or oppose candidates for public office.


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