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Americans for Prosperity-Florida Releases 2017 Economic Freedom Scorecard

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Americans for Prosperity-Florida Releases 2017 Economic Freedom Scorecard

07.25.17 12:59 AM

AFP-FL scored 96 bills, 50 legislators earned an A+ Tallahassee, FL – Americans for Prosperity-Florida (AFP-FL), the state’s leading grassroots advocacy organization, released its 2017 Economic Freedom Scorecard. The group produces this comprehensive digest to educate Floridians about how their local elected officials voted on 96 of the most impactful bills from the 2017 legislative session, including $600 million in tax cuts, passing landmark school choice initiatives and eliminating corporate welfare cash incentives, all of which resulted in nearly $1.5 billion dollars in total taxpayer savings. “The state of Florida is embracing economic freedom, and our families and businesses will be better off because of it,” said AFP-FL state director, Chris Hudson. “Taxpayers saved nearly $1.5 billion dollars between property tax cuts, a reduction in the burdensome commercial lease tax, and eliminating all incentive funding for Enterprise Florida. The legislature also delivered historic school choice expansion by allowing more access to the Gardiner Scholarship and Florida tax credit scholarship, and establishing Schools of Hope.” AFP-FL uses one of the most rigorous scoring processes available. They factor in committee and floor votes, and each vote carries the same weight regardless of the issue. Certain legislators are awarded the title “Champion of […]

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