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AFP Releases 112th Congress Scorecard, Launches New Scorecard Website

Americans for Prosperity-Minnesota today released its scorecard for the 112th Congress. AFP also launched an interactive online version of its congressional key vote scorecard, which includes AFP key votes from the past three congresses and will be the scorecard’s online home moving forward.


Americans For Prosperity Congratulates Four Senate Taxes Committee Members For Standing Firm Against $2 Billion Tax Hikes

April 25, 2013 J

Americans for Prosperity-Minnesota today congratulated the four members of the Senate Taxes Committee who voted against the Senate DFL tax proposal in Wednesday’s 9-4 committee vote. Senators Julianne Ortman (R-Chanhassen), Roger Chamberlain (R-Lino Lakes), Carla Nelson (R-Rochester) and Dave Thompson (R-Lakeville) were the four dissenting votes who stood up for all Minnesotans by opposing $1.8 billion in new taxes in the form of an increased 3rd tier rate, new taxes on clothing, non-prescription drugs, car repair and personal services such as haircuts, and an increase of the cigarette and tobacco tax.