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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 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 […]

Dayton Focusing on Political Payouts Rather Than Minnesota’s Future

July 01, 2015

SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Americans for Prosperity Minnesota Deputy State Director Paul Carlson released the following statement in response to Governor Dayton’s announcement that he would issue massive raises to unelected administration officials: “At a time when Minnesota families are still struggling to make ends meet, Governor Dayton has shown yet again just how out […]

Minnesotans Should Be Disappointed In Gas Tax Vote

April 27, 2015

No Need To Raise Taxes When Minnesota Already Has A Surplus SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Americans for Prosperity Minnesota, the state’s foremost advocate for economic freedom, reacted with disappointment upon news that the Minnesota State Senate passed legislation to raise the gas tax 16.3 cents per gallon. Deputy State Director Paul Carlson released the following […]

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 […]

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