Florida 2013 Economic Freedom Legislative Scorecard released

Americans for Prosperity released its 2013 Economic Freedom Scorecard. The scorecard grades more than 3,000 individual votes on twenty legislative issues. Each of the AFP 2013 legislative priorities is included on this scorecard, as well as any additional issues that the AFP communicated support or opposition for during the 2013 session.

The AFP 2013 legislative priorities were based on their Five for Florida plan, which focuses on the principle of economic freedom and outlines policies that make a state more economically free.

Fifty-three legislators received A+ scores, designating them Champions of Economic Freedom.  Additionally, there were nine As, twenty-three Bs, twelve Cs, eight Ds, and fifty-four Fs.

Read the full scorecard, including the issues and explanation of the grades below.

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Americans for Prosperity is a grassroots movement of over 2.3 million activists nationwide who advocate and promote limited government, lower taxes, and more freedom. We have more than 146,000 activists across the state of Florida who are taking action every day on behalf of the free market movement and influencing decision makers.  Whether it’s calling members of congress, gathering with fellow activists, or attending an AFP event in their neighborhood – AFP activists are making a difference in the fight against big government on the local and national level.

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