AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY ACTION COMMENDS SENATOR CHUCK PAYNE’S PRIMARY VICTORY

Press Release

ATLANTA, GA – Americans for Prosperity Action (AFP Action) congratulates Georgia State Sen. Chuck Payne on his hard-fought primary victory to continue representing State Senate District 54.  AFP Action endorsed Payne in early May and leveraged its signature grassroots, direct-mail, and digital advertisements to reach voters.

AFP Action Senior Advisor Stephen Allison issued the following statement:

“Senator Chuck Payne’s primary victory is a great win for his constituents and the state of Georgia. Throughout his time in office, Sen. Payne has shown his commitment to improving the lives of all Georgians through supporting principled policy solutions to the greatest challenges Georgians face—even when it’s politically difficult. Whether it be improving access to quality, affordable health care, keeping our communities safe by supporting smart on crime policies, or ensuring Georgia’s families keep more of what they earn, our activists are proud to have supported a principled leader and congratulate Senator Chuck Payne on his well-earned primary victory.”

Background:

Americans for Prosperity Action endorsed Senator Chuck Payne for re-election, citing Payne earned the support for his commitment to:

  • Economic Opportunity: Sen. Payne supported policies that include fiscally responsible budgeting, cutting wasteful, lowering the tax burden on hardworking Georgians, and reducing red tape on small businesses.
  • Health Care: Sen. Payne supported improvements that expanded access to quality, affordable health care. Leading the charge to repeal certificate of need (CON) laws and supporting telehealth legislation, Sen. Payne has shown support for expanding access to care.
  • Criminal Justice Reform: Sen. Payne has supported smart on crime, soft on taxpayers criminal justice reforms to keep our communities safe.

For further information or to set up an interview, reach Nicole Tardif at NTardif@afpaction.com