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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 […]

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 […]

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Their View: Don’t make cold medicine tough for consumers to get

March 03, 2015

Their View: Don’t make cold medicine tough for consumers to get By David From and Eric Peterson With cold and flu season in full swing, many Americans are for the first time facing some of Obamacare’s most onerous provisions. For many, this means navigating through the costs and benefits of an expensive new plan and […]

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, […]

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