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PRESS RELEASE: Gubernatorial Candidates to Speak at AFPF-IL Restore Illinois Summit

October 24, 2013

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, October 24, 2013   Gubernatorial Candidates to Speak at Restore Illinois Summit All Four GOP Gubernatorial Candidates will speak at conservative gathering on Nov. 2 Naperville – Americans for Prosperity Foundation – Illinois, the Land of Lincoln’s leading grassroots voice for limited government and economic freedom, looks forward to [...]

“The once and future (economic) king (of the Midwest)”

October 10, 2013

Yesterday, the non-partisan Tax Foundation released its “2014 State Business Tax Climate Index.” Unsurprisingly, Illinois dropped…again.  Why does this matter?  Well, because Illinois is losing its competitiveness.  As the Tax Foundation points out in the index’s introduction, “the modern market is characterized by mobile capital and labor, with all types of business, small and large, [...]

AFP – Illinois Activists Honored as “Activists of the Year”

September 04, 2013

Orlando, FL – Americans for Prosperity – Illinois activists Robert & Tempie Lyons of O’Fallon, Illinois were honored at the 7th Annual Defending the American Dream Summit with the organization’s “Activists of the Year” award. Robert and Tempie were honored because of their outstanding dedication to halting state and local tax increases.  The Lyonses opened [...]

From the “Prairie State Report”: AFP Honors Illinois Activists Robert and Tempie Lyons

September 03, 2013

Posted on September 2, 2013 by Warner Todd Huston On Friday night, August 30, during its 7th Annual Defending the American Dream Summit, held this year in Universal Orlando theme park in Orlando, Florida, Americans for Prosperity honored Robert and Tempie Lyons for the hard work of defeating a tax hike in the downstate community of O’Fallon, Illinois, [...]

AFP-IL Director: Shame on Blue Cross, Blue Shield

August 10, 2013

  NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, August 7, 2013   AFP-IL Director: Shame on Blue Cross, Blue Shield  Protested Blue Cross Blue Shield Corporate Offices for Benefiting from Enroll America Chicago – Americans for Prosperity’s Illinois State Director David From protested the Chicago headquarters Friday morning.  Americans for Prosperity opposes BCBS’s key roll in directing the efforts of Enroll America, [...]