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TELL YOUR LEGISLATOR: ILLINOIS NEEDS A PRO-GROWTH AGENDA

February 19, 2015

In his State of the State address, Governor Bruce Rauner gave a blunt, sobering reminder of the problems which plague our state: high outbound migration, dismal job growth and a lack of competitiveness.  Yet, he also put forth an agenda for unleashing the economic potential of our state and reforming the way our state government […]

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. […]

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AFP-IL STATE DIRECTOR CLAIMS OBAMA HURTS MIDDLE CLASS IN LATEST OPINION COMMENTARY

February 19, 2015

SPRINGFIELD — Today President Obama is visiting Chicago to promote the “middle-class economics” agenda he unveiled in his state of the union. In reaction to this speech, Americans for Prosperity State Director David From provided guest commentary to the Northwest Indiana Times. To read the article, CLICK HERE: http://bit.ly/1Lh9PAh Americans for Prosperity Illinois has long supported limited […]

AFP ILLINOIS APPLAUDS GOVERNOR’S BUDGET PROPOSAL

February 18, 2015

SPRINGFIELD — AFP Illinois State Director, David From, released the following statement in reaction to the budget announcement: “The budget address today stands in stark contrast to last year when then-Governor Pat Quinn proposed $1 billion in additional spending and urged the Legislature to make the temporary tax hike permanent, thereby breaking its promise to taxpayers.” “Governor […]

AFP ILLINOIS FINDS PROMISE IN GOVERNOR’S STATE OF THE STATE

February 04, 2015

SPRINGFIELD — Following today’s State of the State address from Gov. Rauner, Americans for Prosperity Illinois state director, David From released the following statement: “We appreciate Gov. Rauner’s forthrightness in laying out the challenges facing the state of Illinois and vision for making government more responsive to taxpayers. We applaud his vision for improving education, […]

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 […]

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