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Help AFP-IL Fight Local Tax Increases!

January 18, 2013

Last year, AFP-IL announced the Local Anti-Tax Initiative, an exciting new program to help taxpayers fight local governments’ attempts to raise taxes and increase debt. Through this program, AFP-Illinois is able to provide various forms of assistance* in defeating proposed local tax or debt increases. In the November 2012 election, AFP-IL targeted a dozen such referenda around [...]

Americans for Prosperity – Illinois Applauds DuPage County for Putting Taxpayers First in New Budget

December 17, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, November 28, 2012   Americans for Prosperity- Illinois Applauds DuPage County for Putting Taxpayers First in New Budget County government does not raise tax levy, while maintaining services   Naperville- Americans for Prosperity- Illinois applauded the DuPage County Board Chairman, Dan Cronin, and DuPage County Board members for passing a budget that [...]

RELEASE: Preckwinkle Should Apologize for Outrageous Reagan Comments

August 22, 2012

PRECKWINKLE SHOULD APOLOGIZE FOR OUTRAGEOUS REAGAN COMMENTS Cook Co. Bd. Pres. says IL hero deserves a “special place in hell” NAPERVILLE- Americans for Prosperity- Illinois State Director David From this afternoon called on Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle to apologize and retract her insensitive and outrageous comments today declaring that former President Ronald Reagan [...]

AFP Launching $5.5 Million Ad Effort

June 20, 2012

ARLINGTON, VA – Today Americans for Prosperity (AFP), the nation’s largest advocate for economic freedom, announced a multi-state ad effort that demonstrates how badly President Obama is out of touch with the real economy. “When President Obama said the private sector was doing ‘just fine,’ he surpassed his own bad record of being out of [...]

Listen to AFP’s radio ad on pension reform in Illinois

May 16, 2012 J

Illinois politicians raised taxes last year by 67%, yet we still have the worst-funded pension system in the nation, with over $85 billion in unfunded liabilities.

Now, the payments for these pension benefits are crowding out funding for all other worthwhile state priorities. Whether you are a small business owner, a social service provider, a parent of school kids, a Medicaid beneficiary, or just a hard-working, taxpaying family, Illinois' pension crisis is costing you big time.

Click here to listen to AFP's radio ad on pension reform in Illinois.

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