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Kill the Death Tax

September 03, 2014

The death tax, also known as the estate tax, is a tax on a person’s assets at death. Family-owned farms and businesses are most vulnerable to the death tax. When one generation wishes to pass family business assets down to the next generation, the death tax can threaten the continued viability of the business’ operations. […]

Study Finds Illinois Business Climate Suffering

July 09, 2014

By Rudy Takala The small business climate in Illinois is suffocating under burdensome regulations and high taxes, according to a recently released study. The study, conducted by the Kauffman Foundation and the website Thumbtack, gave the state’s business environment a grade of “F.” The research examined state business climates by looking at a combination of […]

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AFP Foundation – Illinois Celebrates the Gipper’s Birthday!

January 21, 2015

This year marks President Ronald Reagan’s 104th birthday.  In honor of this occasion, AFPF-IL will host a series of events around the state featuring a special guest, Peggy Grande.  Peggy, who served as President Reagan’s personal assistant for a decade during his post-presidency years, will give a highly-informative and entertaining presentation on his style of leadership […]


January 15, 2015

SPRINGFIELD — Today Americans for Prosperity announced their new federal legislative priorities for 2015. The new agenda, Reform America 2015, will focus on health care, taxes/spending, and energy legislation on the federal level. The Illinois chapter of Americans for Prosperity will be working with its activist base to advocate for these policies. Americans for Prosperity — Illinois […]

AFP-IL Releases “Year in Review” Video

December 31, 2014

2014 was an impressive year in Illinois.  Thanks to the efforts of our activists across the state, AFP played a key role in putting Illinois on the path to a better, more prosperous future. Click here to watch a brief, 90-second video outlining some of those successes.  

Contact your legislators to urge them not to bring more Obamacare into Illinois!

December 02, 2014

Our lame duck Legislature wants to saddle Illinois taxpayers with over $75 million per year in additional costs to expand ObamaCare in Illinois.  We need you to contact your state representative to stop it by clicking here. Yesterday, an Illinois House committee approved a bill to establish a state-based ObamaCare health exchange here in Illinois.  […]

LETTER TO DAILY HERALD: Honor your promise on tax hike, lawmakers

December 01, 2014

AFP-Illinois is not resting this month and is keeping up the pressure on Springfield through the lame duck period and into the 2015 session. Our recent letter to the Daily Herald explains that the recent 67% tax hike signed by Gov. Quinn was sold to us on the premise that it would be temporary. AFP-IL […]

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