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Please take a few minutes to contact your state legislators and tell them to “keep their promise” to keep the 67% income tax increase temporary. Click here to take action now! On January 3, 2013, after ringing in the New Year, legislators will meet at the Statehouse in Springfield for their “lame duck” session before [...]

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AFP Welcomes New Illinois State Director David From

December 12, 2011 J

Grassroots activists and concerned citizens make Illinois a stronger, freer, and more prosperous state. Entering the new year, their work will be all the more important as we fight to reduce regulations, lower taxes, and cut government spending in the halls of Springfield, IL and Washington, DC.

That is why I am excited to introduce David From as the new state director of the Americans for Prosperity – Illinois (AFP-IL) chapter.

David will be working hard to give you a voice in government through grassroots advocacy.

A Wheaton College (IL) graduate, David has worked throughout the state running campaigns for federal and state office, burning shoe leather in the halls of the state legislature, and meeting citizens across the state. His previous work includes work for Rep. Adam Kinzinger, former Speaker of the House J. Dennis Hastert and in the Office of the Governor.

Arthur Brooks And The Moral Case For Freer Markets

August 06, 2011 J

By: R.J. Moeller

Dr. Arthur Brooks is a name and a man you ought to know. He is the president of the American Enterprise Institute in Washington D.C., and one of the most articulate defenders of free market economics on the planet. Dr. Brooks has written several important books in the past 5 years, and I simply could not recommend them more highly to you.

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Appearing last night on John Stossel's Fox Business Network show, Stossel, Dr. Brooks explained to the host why allowing the federal government to re-distribute more and more of the nation's wealth is immoral and a recipe for disaster.

An Interview With Joe Calomino on The RJ Moeller Show

July 27, 2011 J

By: R.J. Moeller

On the latest episode of The R.J. Moeller Show, we chatted with the Illinois Director of Americans For Prosperity, Joe Calomino.

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From AFP's website:

Joe Calomino has worked in the field of government affairs and state politics for the last 17 years. During his career, Calomino has worked as a government liaison for various state constitutional officers, as a political strategist for state and local officials, and as a grassroots organizer and activist.

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