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Our Government Affairs team is the face of Americans for Prosperity on Capitol Hill and in state capitols across the country.

Overview

Whether drafting legislation, providing letters or statements of support, or hosting a Congressional Conversations event, our Government Affairs team continually seeks opportunities to offer these services and partner with principled policymakers.

Pathway to Prosperity

AFP’s policy roadmap, Pathway to Prosperity, lays out several key priorities to unlock America’s potential. Every solution aims to empower the American people by expanding freedom and opportunity.

Priorities

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Better Budgeting

We support efficient budget systems for effective government management and fiscal responsibility.

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Empowering America’s Workforce

We work with legislators to remove barriers and increase worker rights. With more flexibility and opportunity, we can fuel new careers and entrepreneurship.

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Improving Health Care

The Personal Option provides Americans with more choice, control, and cost-effective reforms in health care.

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Increasing Energy Abundance

We promote a cost-effective, consumer-aligned energy mix, rejecting restrictive regulations for market-driven solutions.

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Key Vote Alerts

Want to keep up with what’s moving through the legislature? AFP can help you keep informed.

Scorecard

Americans for Prosperity’s national and state scorecards are how we let our grassroots activists know which lawmakers are the principled policy champions our country needs.

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Congressional Conversations

Congressional Conversations connects our nationwide grassroots network with Capitol Hill. These videos cover everything from the pressing matters of the day to the personal interests that make our elected officials who they are. Watch the entire collection of interviews and shorts below.

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Our Team

Brent Gardner
Chief Government Affairs Officer
Chris Hudson
Vice President of Government Affairs
Akash Chougule
Vice President of Government Affairs
Katelyn Bledsoe
Managing Director, External Affairs
Kelly Merkel
Director, Federal Government Affairs
Melissa Fausz
Director, State Government Affairs
Vanessa Ringo
Government Affairs Operations Director
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Find Your State’s GA Contact

Thomas Fletcher
Senior Strategic Liaison
Chris Hudson
Vice President of Government Affairs
Helder Toste
Federal Affairs Liaison
Mike Dingell
Federal Legislative Liaison
Helder Toste
Federal Affairs Liaison
Will Burger
Senior Government Affairs Liaison
Helder Toste
Federal Affairs Liaison
Lauren Stewart
Senior Federal Affairs Liaison
Akash Chougule
Vice President of Government Affairs
Megan Bailey
Federal Affairs Liaison
Daniel Tillson
Federal Affairs Liaison, Immigration
Will Burger
Senior Government Affairs Liaison
Matt Keenan
Federal Affairs Liaison
Will Burger
Senior Government Affairs Liaison
Dominic Nordel
Federal Affairs Liaison
Megan Bailey
Federal Affairs Liaison
Helder Toste
Federal Affairs Liaison
Thomas Fletcher
Senior Strategic Liaison
Andrew Korst
Federal Affairs Liaison
Daniel Tillson
Federal Affairs Liaison, Immigration
Lauren Stewart
Senior Federal Affairs Liaison
Akash Chougule
Vice President of Government Affairs
Lauren Stewart
Senior Federal Affairs Liaison
Mike Dingell
Federal Legislative Liaison
Matt Keenan
Federal Affairs Liaison
Daniel Tillson
Federal Affairs Liaison, Immigration
Thomas Fletcher
Senior Strategic Liaison
Dominic Nordel
Federal Affairs Liaison
Dean Clancy
Senior Policy Fellow, Health Care
Faith Burns
Policy Fellow, Energy Policy
Lauren Stewart
Senior Federal Affairs Liaison
Thomas Kimbrell
Analyst
Dominic Nordel
Federal Affairs Liaison
Helder Toste
Federal Affairs Liaison
Lauren Stewart
Senior Federal Affairs Liaison
Daniel Tillson
Federal Affairs Liaison, Immigration
Helder Toste
Federal Affairs Liaison
Mike Dingell
Federal Legislative Liaison
Thomas Fletcher
Senior Strategic Liaison
Mike Dingell
Federal Legislative Liaison
Matthew Silver
Deputy Director, Federal Government Affairs
Andrew Korst
Federal Affairs Liaison
Helder Toste
Federal Affairs Liaison
Thomas Fletcher
Senior Strategic Liaison
Lauren Stewart
Senior Federal Affairs Liaison
Megan Bailey
Federal Affairs Liaison
Mike Dingell
Federal Legislative Liaison
Lauren Stewart
Senior Federal Affairs Liaison
Andrew Korst
Federal Affairs Liaison
Matt Keenan
Federal Affairs Liaison
Lauren Stewart
Senior Federal Affairs Liaison
Lauren Stewart
Senior Federal Affairs Liaison
Helder Toste
Federal Affairs Liaison
Megan Bailey
Federal Affairs Liaison
Kelly Merkel
Director, Federal Government Affairs
Dominic Nordel
Federal Affairs Liaison

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