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AFP-IL Activists Make A Difference on Holding Legislators Accountable

May 28, 2014

At our core, AFP – Illinois is an organization, 65,000 strong, of grassroots leaders from across Illinois.  Your dedication to promoting economic freedom and greater opportunities in the Land of Lincoln are apparent.  Your efforts, in part, halted the graduated income tax and have made it difficult for Springfield Democrats to make the temporary income [...]

AFP-IL Launches Effort to Hold Legislators Accountable on Income Tax Hike

May 06, 2014

SPRINGFIELD – Today Americans for Prosperity – Illinois is launching the first phase of a campaign calling on legislators to honor their promise to taxpayers by keeping the 67% income tax hike temporary. The effort consists of a massive direct mail effort, along with a website, KeepItTemporary.com, and grassroots efforts to oppose Governor Quinn and Speaker [...]

AFP-IL to host Tax Townhall in DeKalb with Reps. Demmer & Pritchard

April 18, 2014

Were you aware that some politicians in Springfield are considering a number of income tax increases, including a graduated, or “progressive” tax that could affect all Illinois taxpayers who earn over $22,000? On Wednesday, Join state Representatives Tom Demmer & Bob Pritchard, along with AFP-IL, for a townhall meeting to learn about the various tax [...]

“At Sea Without Rudder or Compass”

April 11, 2014

Nearly 170 years ago, Scottish economist John Ramsey McCulloch, who served as editor of the 1828 edition of Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations, said, “the moment you abandon…the cardinal principle of extracting from all individuals the same proportion of their income…you are at sea without rudder or compass, and there is no amount of injustice [...]