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AFP-IL Field Rep: Update from the road

August 05, 2013

“WE HATE TAXES! THEY ARE THE WORST!” shouted two children at the DuPage County Fair.  And, let me tell you, it was like music to my ears. As Americans for Prosperity continues to travel around the northern portion of the state, going from festival to festival, there has been a strong outcry from people to […]

AFP-IL to Belleville City Council: “Temporary” means Temporary!

August 02, 2013

In Belleville, Mayor Mark Eckert is supporting extending a temporary sales tax increase. He told the Belleville News-Democrat on Sunday that “he doesn’t believe many residents are against the tax extension.” Then, after ten citizens spoke against it, and only two in favor, at a public hearing Monday night, he told the paper those folks […]

AFP-IL Activists Protest President Obama’s Speech on the Ecnomy at Knox College

July 29, 2013

Last Wednesday, AFP-IL activists greeted President Obama’s motorcade as he arrived at Knox College in Galesburg to give what the White House dubbed as a speech to “lay out his vision for rebuilding an economy.” AFP-IL Activists Protest President Obama’s Speech on the Ecnomy at Knox College Like this post? Chip in $5 to AFP.

AFP-IL activists to make their voices heard at Obama economy speech

July 22, 2013

It’s not enough that he promotes in Washington the very policies that perpetuate our so-called “recovery.” Now President Obama is coming to Knox College on Wednesday to pat us on the head and tell us how everything is just fine. Are you going to let him get away with it? Here in the president’s home […]

AFP-IL Urges House to Delay Individual and Employer Mandates

July 16, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 16, 2013  AFP-IL Urges House to Delay Individual and Employer Mandates “A simple matter of fairness,” says state director David From NAPERVILLE – Americans for Prosperity is urging House lawmakers to vote Yes on two bills coming to the floor tomorrow (Wednesday). The first, The Authority for Mandate Delay Act (H.R. […]