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Fight Against Job-Killing Solar Energy Standards

March 11, 2015

Legislators in St. Paul continue to push forward harmful solar electricity mandates and the latest attempts are headed for Gov. Dayton’s desk to be signed into law. This legislation, passed by the House and Senate this week, mandates investor-owned utility companies to invest in more expensive and less reliable renewable technology. If signed into law […]

Stand with AFP and Stand Against ObamaCare

February 04, 2015

The rollout of ObamaCare’s insurance exchanges only confirmed what many Americans knew all along: the President’s health care law is a monumental failure. Instead of bringing Americans peace of mind about the cost and quality of their health care plans, ObamaCare has wreaked havoc on the lives of people across the country by leading to […]

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AFP MN Statement on Alternative Transportation Proposal

March 23, 2015

Newly Announced Plan Is The Right Step Forward  SAINT PAUL, Minn. – This morning, Minnesota House and Senate Republicans released their transportation plan as an alternative Governor Dayton’s earlier announced proposal to raise the gas tax and spend up to $11 billion on roads and infrastructure. Americans for Prosperity Minnesota State Director John Cooney released […]

AFP Minnesota Statement On Governor’s Pay Raise Erruption

February 13, 2015

Governor Dayton Should Be Ashamed Of Himself SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Americans for Prosperity Minnesota State Director John Cooney released the following statement in response to Governor Dayton’s blowup over his proposed cabinet pay raises: “Governor Dayton should be ashamed. His behavior this yesterday shows out-of-touch he is with the problems facing Minnesotans. At a […]

AFP Minnesota Responds to Governor’s Tax Hike Proposal

January 26, 2015

Dayton’s Plan A Bad Deal For Minnesota Families ST. PAUL, Minn. — Americans for Prosperity Minnesota Director John Cooney released the following statement in response to Governor Dayton’s newly announced tax hike proposal: “Plain and simply: Governor Dayton’s tax hike proposal is a bad deal for Minnesota families. Gas and sales tax hikes hit middle-class families […]

AFP Minnesota Responds to the State of the Union Address

January 20, 2015

Obama’s “Tax-The-Rich” Fairy Tale Won’t Create The Jobs Minnesotans Desperately Need ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. – Americans for Prosperity Minnesota Director John Cooney issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address: “In tonight’s speech, the President made it clear he has no serious agenda for his last two years in […]

AFP Minnesota Announces 2015 Legislative Priorities

January 15, 2015

SAINT PAUL, Minn.— Today, Americans for Prosperity Minnesota unveiled its 2015 state and federal legislative priorities.  In 2015, AFP will continue expanding its field operations in order to hold lawmakers accountable and promote policies that further economic freedom and encourage fiscal responsibility. “In 2014, we accomplished a great deal towards putting Minnesota on a path towards […]

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