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 […]

Congress Votes For Jobs In Passing Keystone Pipeline Bill

January 09, 2015

Saint Paul, Minn. – Americans for Prosperity Minnesota released the following statement after today’s overwhelming vote of support for the Keystone Pipeline by the U.S. House of Representatives. AFP Minnesota Director John Cooney said: “We applaud Representatives Walz, Kline, Paulsen, Emmer, Peterson and Nolan on their votes to provide much needed relief for middle class families. With 8.7 million Americans […]


November 25, 2014

St. Paul — Americans for Prosperity – Minnesota recently released the 2014 Economic Freedom Scorecard to grade Minnesota state legislators on key votes concerning issues relating to economic freedom. As the nation’s largest and most effective grassroots advocate for economic freedom, AFP’s Minnesota state chapter believes reducing the size, scope, cost and intrusiveness of government is the best way to […]