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Kill the Death Tax

The death tax, also known as the estate tax, is a tax on a person’s assets at death. 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. Join AFP in repealing the death tax.

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AFP to host “Free Lunch” event in Homer Glen

October 15, 2014

Highlights Madigan Claim Suburban Taxpayers getting “Free Lunch” Naperville – As part of its Leaving the Land of Lincoln tour, the Illinois chapter of Americans for Prosperity will host a “Free Lunch” event at a local restaurant on Wednesday to bring attention to IL House Speaker Mike Madigan’s claim that suburban and downstate taxpayers are […]

AFP-IL Launches “Leaving the Land of Lincoln” Tour!

October 14, 2014

Did you know that Illinois has the 2nd highest out-bound migration rate in the nation? More Illinoisans are leaving the Land of Lincoln than almost any other state. I bet you know why. For the last 7 years, Governor Quinn’s policies have caused many Illinoisans to decide to move to states that welcome hard work […]

An Eye-Popping 131 Tax-Related Referenda on November Ballots

October 06, 2014

An Eye-Popping 131 Tax-Related Referenda on November Ballots By David W. From This political season has seen a lot of discussion about property taxes. And for good reason!  Illinois has the second-highest property tax burden in the nation, making it a topic guaranteed to get voters’ blood boiling. However, voters across Illinois might be surprised to […]

AFP launches new ads targeting Governor, General Assembly members

September 04, 2014

As part of AFP-Illinois’ on-going effort to educate Illinoisans on the record of Governor Quinn and members of the Legislature and put pressure on them to change course, we recently launched television and online advertisements highlighting their records. Illinoisans are not being well-served by elected officials who stand by while families suffer and our state […]

Win a Trip to Hear Carson, Cruz, Perry & others in Dallas!

July 30, 2014

Each year Americans for Prosperity hosts its Defending the American Dream Summit.  This year in Dallas, Texas free-market champions from Main Street to Capitol Hill come together for an unforgettable weekend with a shared desire to advance the time-honored ideals of economic freedom. President of the American Enterprise Institute Dr. Arthur Brooks, Dr. Ben Carson, Senator Ted […]