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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 [...]

Americans for Prosperity: Why Are Illinois Unions Protesting Governor Scott Walker?

April 17, 2012 J

SPRINGFIELD- Americans for Prosperity – Illinois wants to know why government unions are protesting Governor Walker and his reforms, which saved thousands of public sector jobs. At the same time, Governor Quinn has proposed firing thousands of workers.

“Government unions should be holding a rally for Gov. Walker, while protesting Gov. Quinn and the legislative leaders of Illinois,” said Americans for Prosperity – Illinois State Director David From. “Gov. Walker supported difficult reforms to avert the lay-off of thousands of state workers in Wisconsin, rescuing the budget and making their state more attractive to businesses. Meanwhile, Gov. Quinn has refused to make necessary reforms to reign in retiree benefits, while raising taxes and making Illinois a less attractive place to do business and proposing to lay-off nearly 2,500 state workers.”

Americans for Prosperity Lauds Chairman Ryan for Bold and Serious Budget Proposal

March 20, 2012 J

ARLINGTON, VA. — In response to today’s introduction by Chairman Paul Ryan of his FY2013 budget resolution, Americans for Prosperity (AFP), the nation’s leading free market grassroots organization, released the following statement.

AFP President Tim Phillips:

“Once again House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan has laid down a marker that provides a clear and credible path forward for the federal budget. The Ryan Budget simultaneously calls for much-needed pro-growth tax reform and reforms to the biggest drivers of the nation’s runaway government spending. In contrast to the President’s budget this plan is a legitimate legislative effort to budget for the coming fiscal year.