ATLANTA (June 19, 2012) – Sen. David Shafer (R-Duluth) received an A+ rating from the Americans for Prosperity (AFP), a national and one of Georgia’s top conservative grassroots organizations, 2011-2012 General Assembly Score Card. The scorecard recognizes elected officials on both the state and national level who are dedicated to fulfilling Americans for Prosperity’s core values: economic freedom and limited government.
“I’m honored to be recognized by Americans for Prosperity with an A+ rating,” said Sen. Shafer. “I share this organization’s commitment to economic freedom and opportunity.”
State legislators are scored on 12 separate pieces of legislation including Zero Based Budgeting (SB 33), Student Scholarships (HB 325), Revenue & Tax Relief Act (HB 386), GA Government Accountability Act (HB 456), the State Charter School Commission (HB 797) and the Charter School Constitutional Amendment (HR 1162), among others. Scores were given a letter grade equivalent between A+ and F.
“Americans For Prosperity Georgia congratulates State Senator David Shafer for his 100 percent rating,” said Virginia Galloway, AFP Georgia State Director. “This rating reflects a strong stand for the issues that Americans For Prosperity holds dear: economic and educational freedom, smaller and more efficient government, lower taxes, and less regulation.”
Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is a nationwide organization committed to advancing economic freedom and opportunity through community involvement and education.
For Immediate Release:
June 19, 2012
For Information Contact:
Natalie Dale, Director
Kate Greer, Broadcast Specialist