Americans for Prosperity-Florida releases 2021 Legislative Scorecard

Most Republicans made AFP-FL’s honor roll.
Americans for Prosperity-Florida has released its annual report cards grading lawmakers on their votes during the Legislative Session.

The free-market advocacy group had some wins in the 2021 Legislative Session. Its priorities included COVID-19 liability protections for businesses, higher production caps for craft brewers, expanding the state’s school choice programs, and permanently so-called cocktails to-go.

There were also some losses, which included changes to the state employee pension program, numerous criminal justice reform bills and a handful of bills that would have ended what AFP-FL believes are “corporate welfare” programs, such as a proposal to allow tourism taxes to be used for environmental projects.

AFP-FL state director Skylar Zander said the Session was a net positive.

“This year, policymakers led Florida forward by making significant reforms to…


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