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Illinois Needs a Property Tax Freeze

May 13, 2015

Governor Rauner has proposed a property tax freeze and we need you to contact your legislators to support this measure. Property tax bills continue to rise and Illinois just can’t afford it anymore. Illinoisans pay more in property taxes than they do in income taxes. This must stop! Click Here to  contact your legislator and […]

Tell Your Legislator to Support Governor Rauner’s Budget

March 02, 2015

In his Budget Address, Governor Rauner announced a budget that Illinois can afford. The Governor’s budget makes the necessary cuts in order to start the recovery we so badly need. Mismanagement has taken us down a path of debt and risk, now Governor Rauner is trying to fix that. Please send a message to your […]

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AFP ILLINOIS APPLAUDS DOWN VOTE ON PROPOSED TAX INCREASE

May 21, 2015

SPRINGFIELD — Americans for Prosperity Illinois State Director David From released the following statement on the defeat of Speaker Madigan’s “Millionaire’s Tax” amendment in the Illinois House: “Americans for Prosperity Illinois salutes the bi-partisan coalition of Representatives who recognized that Speaker Madigan’s “Millionaire’s Tax” amendment was a job-killing proposal that would have made Illinois even […]

POLL FINDS OVERWHELMING MAJORITY OF ILLINOISANS SUPPORT A PROPERTY TAX FREEZE

May 15, 2015

NAPERVILLE — Polling released today shows that Illinois voters overwhelming support a freeze in property taxes, even if it means potential cuts to local services. In a poll conducted in eight diverse Senate districts across Illinois, residents were asked whether they supported a property tax freeze, and if they would support a legislator who supported a […]

AFP ILLINOIS CONTINUES FIGHT FOR PROPERTY TAX FREEZE

May 13, 2015

Mailers drop this week supporting property tax freeze and Rauner reforms NAPERVILLE — Today Americans for Prosperity Illinois announces the continuation of its campaign advocating for a property tax freeze and Gov. Rauner’s local reforms with new rounds of mailers in 12 different legislative districts across Illinois. See an example of the mailers here. The mailers are focused on […]

AFP ILLINOIS ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO CONTACT LEGISLATORS IN LATEST AD LAUNCH

May 04, 2015

SPRINGFIELD — Today, Americans for Prosperity launches new TV ads across the state to encourage citizens to contact their legislators in favor of a property tax freeze, as well as Governor Rauner’s Turnaround Agenda. The new ads are just a small part of AFP Illinois’ Restore Illinois Initiative focused on passing policies that will put the Land of […]

AFP-IL to host Community Forum with Congressman Adam Kinzinger

May 01, 2015

Join us this Monday, May 4th for a Community Forum with Congressman Adam Kinzinger and Tim Phillips, President of Americans for Prosperity. Come discuss Americans for Prosperity’s Reform America 2015 Agenda and see what we’ve accomplished so far! Congressman Kinzinger and Tim Phillips will be discussing the next steps for Illinois in our efforts to […]

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