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Stop The Gas Tax Hike

January 30, 2015

Governor Dayton seems to think so! Governor Dayton wants to add a 6.5% tax to your gas bill – a change that would cost hard-working Minnesotans like you 16 cents more per gallon! We need your help. Just when middle-class families are starting to feel some relief with lower gas prices, the government wants to […]

Insight to Action: How Do You Talk to Your Friends About the Negative Impact of ObamaCare?

October 01, 2014

We all know the Affordable Care Act was a failed attempt at reforming the healthcare system.  Now we must properly message the dangers of the healthcare overhaul to our friends, family, and local community. Join us on Thursday, October 9th, as Avik Roy, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and Opinion Editor at Forbes, explains […]

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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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