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From: Dem Tax Plan Will Punish Business for Success

June 14, 2013

While busy failing to pass pension reform or cut spending this past legislative session, some leading Democrats in the General Assembly found time on the last day of the Spring session to make a bad piece of legislation even worse.  I’m referring to the proposed constitutional amendments, SJRCA 40 and HJRCA 33, seeking to change [...]

AFP-IL STATE DIRECTOR: “CHICAGO TEACHERS UNION IS PART OF THE PROBLEM”

March 27, 2013

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, March 27, 2013  Americans for Prosperity: CTU IS PART OF THE PROBLEM Union Resists Accountability & Cost Savings, but Deny Parents’ Choice Chicago, IL – This afternoon, the Chicago Teachers Union plans to bus in thousands of CPS employees to disrupt the commute of Chicago taxpayers – who fund the [...]

Press Release: AFP to Track Votes of IL Freshmen Congressmen

March 14, 2013

NEWS RELEASE AFP LAUNCHES FRESHMAN ACCOUNTABILITY INITIATIVE TO INFORM VOTERS Website tracks votes of new members of Illinois congressional delegation NAPERVILLE- Americans for Prosperity Illinois has launched a website to assist Illinoisans in tracking whether or not their newly elected Members of Congress is voting in support of greater economic freedom. The Freshman Accountability Initiative site [...]

AFP: Governor Averts Strike by Selling Out Illinois Taxpayers

February 28, 2013

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, February 28, 2013   AFP: Governor Averts Strike and Sells Out Illinois Taxpayers Quinn Caves to Powerful State Employee Union Despite Tough Talk Springfield, IL – Reacting to reports the Quinn Administration and AFSCME Council 31 have reached a tentative agreement on a state employee contract, Americans for Prosperity [...]