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Don’t Hike Minnesota Power Bills!

September 21, 2015

Can you afford to pay $475 more every year for heating and electricity? Here in Minnesota, Governor Mark Dayton is pushing through the President’s extreme agenda that will send our electric bills skyrocketing, cost us thousands of jobs, and raise costs for families and businesses all across our state. That’s why it’s critical that your […]

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 […]

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Tax Study Ranks Minnesota #47

November 18, 2015

AINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota was ranked 47th out of the 50 states nationwide in the newly released “2016 State Business Tax Climate Index” from the Tax Foundation. The study’s ranking indicates that the state has the 4th least favorable tax climate in the entire country. Americans for Prosperity Minnesota State Director Jason Flohrs released the […]

Ouch! AFP Reacts to Obamacare Rate Hikes

October 01, 2015

SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Today Americans for Prosperity Minnesota, the state’s foremost advocate against Obamacare’s overburdensome regulations, responded to news that rate hikes as high as 49% have been approved for health insurance plans purchased in Minnesota’s individual market, thanks in large part, to Obamacare. Average rates will increase between 14 and 49 percent according the Minnesota Department of Commerce — […]

AFP Reacts to Clean Power Plan Hearing

September 21, 2015

SAINT PAUL, Minn. –Americans for Prosperity, Minnesota’s leading grassroots advocate for fighting burdensome regulations, today issued the following statement in regards to the Minnesota House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee’s hearing on the Clean Power Plan — a federal initiative that regulates carbon emissions from power plants – the first of […]

AFP Reacts to Utilities Commission Plan

August 26, 2015

“Carbon Standards Make It Harder for Middle Class To Get Ahead,” Says State Director Flohrs SAINT PAUL, Minn — Today, Americans for Prosperity Minnesota issued the following statement in response to Minnesota Public Utilities Commission’s hearing on a proposed plan to adopt the Federal Social Cost of Carbon standard, which will raise the cost of […]

AFP Announces New State Director

July 28, 2015

“Minnesota Has The Opportunity To Become A Leader In Economic Freedom,” says State Director Flohrs SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Americans for Prosperity Minnesota is today announcing the hire of Jason Flohrs as the new state director for the Minnesota Chapter. An Ormsby, Minnesota native, Flohrs has spent his career working to advance the cause of […]

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