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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 […]

AFP-IL State Director in Daily Herald commenting on suburban school board trips at taxpayer’s expense

February 14, 2013

School conference hotels, food, travel cost taxpayers $277,086 By Jake Griffin Batavia Unit District 101 Superintendent Jack Barshinger wasn’t expecting to cover the $1,929.75 tab at Morton’s Steakhouse in Chicago for several of the district’s board members, administrators and some family members during November’s statewide school leadership conference. Thanks to district taxpayers, he didn’t. “In the […]