State Representative Tony Jurgens Endorsed by Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association

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The MPPOA promotes and endorses political candidates who have demonstrated or are committed to platforms and issues that benefit the law enforcement community.

The MPPOA was founded in 1922 and its members include rank and file municipal police officers, county deputy sheriffs, and peace officers employed by the state of Minnesota. Today, the MPPOA is the largest association representing police officers in Minnesota.

Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association Endorses Tony Jurgens

State Representative Tony Jurgens Endorsed by Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life

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The MCCL State PACs support candidates for office who will protect the right to life of all human beings.

A pro-life majority in the Minnesota House is necessary to pass any pro-life legislation. That majority is on the line in November.

Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) is Minnesota’s oldest and largest pro-life organization. MCCL defends the equal dignity and right to life of every member of the human family—including unborn children, pregnant women, and persons who are elderly, sick, and disabled—and opposes the killing of innocent human beings through abortion, infanticide, euthanasia, assisted suicide, and embryo-destructive research.

Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Endorses Tony Jurgens

State Representative Tony Jurgens Endorsed by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce

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Creating an environment where businesses can flourish must rank higher on our state’s priority list. It’s essential in giving us a competitive edge in growing our state’s economy and competing across the globe.

The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce is a broad-based organization representing 2,300 businesses throughout the state – That’s over half a million employees! Our member companies range in size, location and industry.

Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Leadership Fund Endorses State Representative Tony Jurgens

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https://www.mnchamber.com/advocate/pac

State Representative Tony Jurgens Endorsed by the Minnesota Farm Bureau

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Endorsement decisions are based upon candidate interviews and support for Farm Bureau policy. The PAC Committee is comprised of county Farm Bureau members from across the state.

The Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation is an advocate for agriculture, driven by the beliefs and policies of our members. Who are members of Farm Bureau in Minnesota? Farmers and those interested in agriculture who have an interest in the future of farmers, their families and the food they grow and raise in Minnesota. Individuals and their families become members of their county Farm Bureau organization, which together form Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation. Farm Bureau’s dynamic strength stems from our members at the grassroots level. People sharing ideas, seeing common wisdom, developing solid solutions…all in pursuit of improving the quality of life in a spirit of voluntary cooperation.

Today, with 78 county Farm Bureaus and nearly 30,000 member families, the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation continues to follow the ideals of its creators by promoting the beliefs and policies of its members.

Minnesota Farm Bureau Endorses State Representative Tony Jurgens

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Minn Farm Bureau PAC and Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation PAC Announce Candidate Endorsements

State Representative Tony Jurgens Endorsed by National Federation of Independent Business

nfib-mn-pac-endorsedFrom the NFIB.com website:

In both state and federal elections, NFIB supports candidates who stand up for small business.

Candidate endorsements are made by our political action committee. Endorsements are based exclusively on a candidate’s positions and record on small business issues, regardless of party affiliation.

NFIB is the voice of small business, advocating on behalf of America’s small and independent business owners, both in Washington, D.C., and in all 50 state capitals. NFIB is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and member-driven. Since our founding in 1943, NFIB has been exclusively dedicated to small and independent businesses, and remains so today.

National Federation of Independent Business endorses State Representative Tony Jurgens

State Representative Tony Jurgens Endorsed by The North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters

NCSRCC_New_LogoFrom the website NorthCountryCarpenter.org:

Our Union supports elected officials who support workers — and opposes those who undermine what we stand for. How candidates vote on our issues is more important than what party they belong to. If recent years have shown us anything, it is that bipartisan support is the only way to get things done.

The North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters represents nearly 26,000 union members and their families from 36 local unions in Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

As a union, we are dedicated to protecting and elevating the economic and social condition of all workers. We partner with contractors to provide our industry with the best trained, most productive and safest workforce available. The superior productivity and skills that our members bring to the job reward us with pay and benefits that allow us to provide a better life for ourselves, our families and our communities now and in the future.

North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters endorses State Representative Tony Jurgens

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MID-TERM ELECTIONS: CARPENTER ENDORSED CANDIDATES FOR MN HOUSE

State Representative Tony Jurgens Endorsed by The International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 49

Operating Engineers, Local 49 endorses Tony Jurgens for state representative.From Local 49 press release dated September 13, 2018:

Jason George, Business Manager for Local 49, noted, “Our union is pleased to stand behind these candidates. All of them are proven supporters of our pro-jobs, pro-worker legislative agenda. The bi-partisan composition of these endorsements reflects Local 49’s philosophy that our jobs aren’t a partisan issue. The good men and women of this union only want two things from their elected leaders. One, they want the opportunity to go work to help build and maintain the infrastructure of this great nation. Two, they expect policy makers to protect their right to collectively bargain for wages and benefits consistent with the skill and professionalism Operating Engineers bring to the job site each and every day.

About IUOE Local 49
Founded in 1927, Local 49 is the International Union of Operating Engineers. Local 49 represents Minnesota, South Dakota and North Dakota, and with nearly 14,000 heavy equipment operators, Local 49 is the state’s largest construction union. For more information visit www.local49.org.

International Union of Operating Engineers Local 49 Endorses State Representative Tony Jurgens

http://local49.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Endrosement-Press-Release-Local-49-3.pdf

State Representative Tony Jurgens: Delivering on his promise to lower health care costs

State Representative Tony Jurgens: Delivering on his promise to lower health care costs.LOWERING HEALTH CARE COSTS
Promises Made – Promises Kept

We all know health care costs are too high. Tony has fought for and delivered reforms to lower costs, expand health care options, and restore Minnesota’s place as a nationwide leader and innovator in health care.

LOWER COSTS
Tony pledged to fight for lower health care costs, and delivered. Tony helped put an end to double-digit premium increases by working to pass nationally-recognized reforms that lowered health care costs for Minnesotans on the individual health insurance market.

MORE CHOICES
Families have more flexibility and see costs decrease when more choices are brought into the market. Tony passed into law reforms that increase health insurance options and strengthen network access across the state.

MORE TO COME
Next session, Tony’s work to lower health care costs will continue. Reducing taxes on health insurance plans and building on this session’s work to bring down costs and increase health care options are at the top of his priority list.

Re-elect State Representative Tony Jurgens on November 6!

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Fact Check: State Representative Tony Jurgens is working with all sides on bipartisan solutions!

The DFL is misleading you because they don’t want you to know the truth about Tony Jurgens: he is working with all sides on bipartisan solutions.“The DFL campaign mailers included major claims that are demonstrably false.” – KSTP-TV, August 28, 2018

The media doesn’t believe the DFL lies – neither should you!

Here’s What the DFL Doesn’t Want You to Know About Tony Jurgens

The DFL is misleading you because they don’t want you to know the truth about Tony Jurgens: he is working with all sides on bipartisan solutions.

Lowered Health Care Costs. Tony knows rising health care costs are a top concern for local families. That’s why he suported a bipartisan law that stops surprise billings, has proven to lower premium rates for Minnesotans on the individual insurance market, and reforms the system to increase the number of available health plan options.

Delivered Historic Tax Cuts. Tony voted yes on a bipartisan law that provided the largest tax relief package for Minnesotans in 20 years. Tony fought to ensure senior citizens were prioritized, and because of his hard work, 284,000 tax filers received Social Security tax relief; 72,000 of those no longer pay income tax on their Social Security benefits. Families with young children, college graduates with student loan debt, farmers and small business owners are also seeing tax relief.

Built Safer Roads and Bridges. Tony joined Republicans and Democrats in approving the largest investment in road and bridge infrastructure in state history without raising gasoline taxes. Billions of dollars will now be invested into transportation needs over the next decade using existing funds thanks to this bipartisan agreement.

Don’t fall for the angry, partisan rhetoric. On November 6, re-elect State Representative Tony Jurgens!

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State Representative Tony Jurgens. Promising and DELIVERING middle-class tax relief

State Representative Tony Jurgens. Promising and DELIVERING middle-class tax reliefIt’s your money.
Why shouldn’t you keep more of it?

Some politicians like to talk the talk when it comes to tax relief, but Tony Jurgens walks the walk.

After telling Dakota and Washington County residents that he would fight for tax relief at the Capitol, Tony delivered by approving a bipartisan law that provided the largest amount of tax cuts in nearly two decades.

Over the next four years, more than $1.4 billion will be returned to the taxpayers – much of it to the middle class. Working families, senior citizens, farmers, small business owners, and college students with loan debt are the biggest beneficiaries.

Tony Jurgens understands you’re paying too much to state government, and DELIVERED on his campaign promise to allow you to keep more of what you earn.

On November 6, re-elect State Representative Tony Jurgens!

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