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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 WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH BACK AGAINST EPA’S “CLEAN POWER” OVERREACH

August 04, 2015

NAPERVILLE — President Obama’s Clean Power Plan has been finalized and this is the administration’s most brazen attempt to tax the climate. These new energy mandates will hurt Illinois families and businesses by unnecessarily increasing energy costs. Americans for Prosperity has been on the front lines of the battle for lower energy costs and fighting […]

AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY ILLINOIS REACTS TO KING V. BURWELL DECISION

June 25, 2015

Healthcare is about people, not politics NAPERVILLE– Americans for Prosperity Illinois, the state’s foremost grassroots advocate for healthcare freedom, reacts to a decision in the controversial Supreme Court King v. Burwell case. AFP Illinois State Director David From said, “Obamacare’s victims still have no answers today. Families all across Illinois have been dealing with these […]

Sister Organization, Americans for Prosperity Foundation Releases Study on State Workers’ Compensation

June 16, 2015

STUDY FINDS ILLINOIS STATE WORKERS’ ANNUAL COMPENSATION 39.6% MORE THAN THAT OF PRIVATE SECTOR WORKERS Benefits Package is Three Times More Generous than Private Sector SPRINGFIELD — Today, Americans for Prosperity Foundation Illinois released a study showing that the total annual compensation, including salary and benefits, for Illinois state government employees is 39.6% higher than the […]

AFP ILLINOIS REACTS TO SENATE DEMS’ DEFEAT OF PROPERTY TAX FREEZE LEGISLATION

May 28, 2015

SPRINGFIELD — Reacting to today’s party-line vote in the Illinois Senate Executive Committee to kill property tax freeze legislation, AFP Illinois State Director, David From, released this statement following the vote: “This afternoon, Senate Democrats took a break from voting for a budget they can’t pay for, to vote against property tax relief. While Illinoisans are suffering under […]

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