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 […]
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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 David From Op-Ed in the State Journal-Register: Give the poor a chance in Illinois
David From: Give the poor a chance in Illinois By David From Guest Column Posted Feb 24, 2013 Everyone was dismayed by the recent report from Chicago’s Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights showing one in three Illinois residents live below or near the poverty level. This isn’t merely a sobering statistic, but a […]
AFP-IL State Director in Daily Herald commenting on suburban school board trips at taxpayer’s expense
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 […]